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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

Lincoln County Courthouse will be closing at Noon July 24, 2015 to support the Lincoln County Fair.  The Courts will remain open until 5:00 p.m.

July 18th through the 26th, 2015
Fair Week
July 18
th 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

Lincoln County Commissioners have decided to surplus 2 County vehicles.
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee (minimum bid $2,500) and 1991 Chevy S-10 (no minimum bid).  They can be viewed at the courthouse.  Sealed bids deadline is July 31, 2015.  Bids to be opened Aug. 3rd at 2:00pm in Commissioners Meeting.

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