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Lincoln County (Or.)

LC control no.n 81107049
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Geographic headingLincoln County (Or.)
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Geographic subdivision usageOregon--Lincoln County
Variant(s)Lincoln Co., Or.
Bay County (Or.)
See alsoBenton County (Or.)
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Polk County (Or.)
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Beginning date1893-02-20
Associated countryUnited States
Found inGeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm2; 44°39ʹ59ʺN 123°50ʹ04ʺW)
Oregon State Archives website, Oregon Historical County Records Guide viewed Feburary 2013 Lincoln County History page (Lincoln County was created by the Legislative Assembly on February 20, 1893, from the western portion of Benton County and Polk County)
The First one hundred years in Lincoln County, Oregon, 1893 to 1993, 1993: page 3 (Senate bill no. 119 provided for the creation of Bay County) page 5 ("Bay County" was renamed "Lincoln County" when it came up for passage in the state House)
Geographic area coden-us-or