Lincoln County

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Lincoln

Lincoln County is named for Abraham Lincoln, who was President of the United States of America.

 

Created:   March 4, 1874

County Seat: 

Merrill  1874 – present

 

County Courthouse – Merrill

 

Location:  1110 East Main Street / South Central Avenue

Built:  1902 – 1903

Style:  Neo-Classical

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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Onieda County

E – Oneida County and Langlade County

S – Marathon County

W – Taylor County and Price County

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2008