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:  February 20, 1893

County Seat: 

Toledo     1893 – 1954

Newport  1954 – present


County Courthouse – Newport


Location:  225 West Olive Street / SW Coast Highway

Built:  1954 – 1955

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Burns, Bear, McNeil & Schneider

Contractor:  Wall Partram & Sanford


Description:  The building  faces north and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The north front has projecting glass entrance framed with black colored stone on the first story. Above are small horizontal windows. The east, west and south sides have white colored brick. The roof line is flat.



N – Tillamook County

E – Polk County and Benton County

S – Lane County 

W – Pacific Ocean











Photos taken 2012