Welcome to Lincoln County
Lincoln County is located in South Central Idaho. It is bounded on the South East By Minidoka County, on the North by Blaine and Camas Counties, on the West by Gooding County, and on the South by Jerome County.
Lincoln County consists of three towns Dietrich, Richfield, and Shoshone, it also includes registered voters in the Kimama area.
Lincoln County was established March 18, 1895 with its county seat at Shoshone. Lincoln County was much larger originally, in 1913 Gooding and Minidoka took about half the original Lincoln County. After the creation of Jerome County in 1919, Lincoln County was left with only 1,206 square miles. Named for President Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States, under whose administration the Idaho territory was established. Population 5,208