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
Budget Hearing August 25, 2015 6:00 at the Community Building 201 S. Beverly, Shoshone.