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 23, 1867

County Seat: 

Hamlin  1867 – present


County Courthouse – Hamlin 


Location:  800 Court Avenue / Main Street

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Greife, Daley & Hoblitzell of Charleston

Contractor:  H B Agsten, Jr., Inc. of Charleston.


Description:  The building faces south and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is rectangular with a recessed central entrance on the south side. Above the entrance is grillwork The windows are vertical rising to the second story. The roof line is flat.



N – Cabell County, Putnam County and Boone County

E – Kanawha County

S – Logan County and Mingo County 

W – Wayne County

















Photos taken 2012