Welcome to Lincoln County, Idaho
Lincoln County was established March 18, 1895 with its county seat at Shoshone. Lincoln County consists of three towns Dietrich, Richfield, and Shoshone, it also includes registered voters in the Kimama area.
Lincoln County was originally much larger, 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 5,316 (2014 estimate)
Lincoln County Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce
located in 2nd Time Around Antique Mall
102 S. Rail Street, Shoshone, ID 83352
Upcoming Events and Projects
June 1, 2015
U.S. Senator Mike Crapo will be holding a town meeting at the Lincoln County Community Center located at 201 S. Beverly. The meeting is scheduled from 2:00 to 3:PM.
July 11th and 12th, 2015
Saturday 9am to 5pm
Sunday 10am to 4pm
Shoshone Arts in the Park held on the Courthouse lawn at 111 West B Street. Fine Arts and Craft Vendors, Food, Antique Show, Fiddle and Bluegrass Music, Petting Farm with Education Trailer from Farm Bureau, Quilt Show, 3 on 3 Basketball.
July 11th, 2015
"Riding the Rails" Lawn Mower Races at the Lincoln County Rodeo Arena 6:00pm. 20 Racers, Tickets $5.00 or $15.00 for a Family. Proceeds go to the Scholarship Fund and Community Projects.
July 18th through the 26th, 2015 Fair Week
July 18th 6:00pm United Truck & Tractor Pull
July 21st Jr. Rodeo To be announced
July 22nd 6:00pm Horse Pull
July 23rd 7:00pm Ranch Rodeo
July 24th & 25th 8:00pm IMPRA Rodeo
July 26th 4:00pm Antique Tractor Pull