Lincoln County is named for Abraham Lincoln, who was President of the United States of America.
Created: March 4, 1874
Merrill 1874 – present
County Courthouse – Merrill
Location: 1110 East Main Street / South Central Avenue
Built: 1902 – 1903
Architect: Van Ryn & De Gelleke
Contractor: J English
Description: The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and granite structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The central south tower rises six stories with clock and silver colored dome at the top. There are arched windows on the second story. The steep room has large dormers.
N – Onieda County
S – Marathon County
Photos taken 2007 and 2008