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
Hamlin 1867 – present
County Courthouse – Hamlin
Location: 800 Court Avenue / Main Street
Built: 1963 – 1964
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.
E – Kanawha County
W – Wayne County
Photos taken 2012