Lincoln County

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Lincoln County is named for Abraham Lincoln, who was a member of Congress from Illinois ( 1847-1849 and President of the United States ( 1861-1865 ).


Created:  March 18, 1895

County Seat: 

Snoshone   1895 – present


County Courthouse – Snoshone  


Location:  111 West B Street / South Greenwood Street

Built:  1903 – 1904

Style:  Romanesque

Architect:  H J Hefty of Portland, Oregon

Contractor:  O J Brennan


Description:  The building  faces north and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The north front has a projecting center section with the entrance on the first story, large window on the second story and two arched windows on the third story rising to a peak. At the entrance is an extended canopy. The base of the building is stone and the roof is sloped.



N – Camas County and Blaine County

E – Minidoka County

S – Minidoka County and Jerome County

W – Gooding County













Photos taken 2011