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Lincoln County, Nebraska

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Lincoln County is located in the western central part of the state, nearly 250 miles west from the Missouri River in a direct line, with its southern boundry forty-eight miles north from the Kansas line.





Adjacent Counties

McPherson  - Northwest

Logan - Northeast

Custer - Northeast

Dawson - Southeast

Frontier - Southeast

Hayes - Southwest

Perkins - Southwest

Keith - Northwest



Cities and Villages




North Platte







Online Data 


Early Settlement

Lincoln County Cemeteries  

 County Orginization


 Fort McPherson


Joseph McGraw Family


1860 Mortality Schedule  

News Articles   

Along the North Platt

 Gives Life For Her Mother  




WW II Honor List   


News and Tidbits   

1883 Pensioners on Roll   


1880 Schedules of Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent Classes  


This county website is available for adoption



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 All material posted to this site, unless otherwise credited, has been transcribed and contributed by:  Frances Cooley



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 Last Updated November 30, 2014






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