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
Toledo 1893 – 1954
Newport 1954 – present
County Courthouse – Newport
Location: 225 West Olive Street / SW Coast Highway
Built: 1954 – 1955
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
S – Lane County
W – Pacific Ocean
Photos taken 2012