Lincoln

POPULATION
13,524
ELEVATION
0.1 miles
AREA
6.4 sq mi

About

Lincoln is a city in Logan County, Illinois, United States. It is the only town in the United States that was named for and by Abraham Lincoln before he became president; he practiced law there from 1847 to 1859. First settled in the 1830s, Lincoln is home to three colleges and two prisons. The three colleges are Lincoln College, Lincoln Christian University, and Heartland Community College. It is also the home of the world's largest covered wagon. The population was 14,504 at the 2010 census.

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Location

Logan County Illinois United States

Coordinates

40.14621° N, 89.36134° W