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Welcome to Lincoln County, Washington

Photo of Wheat Harvester near Davenport Washington, 1906, submitted by Gabe Gants

 

-LINCOLN COUNTY is located in the Big Bend region of Eastern Washington. 

-Honoring President Abraham Lincoln,  it was created by the Territorial Legislature  

  on November 24,1883.

-The center of a large agricultural area, the county seat is Davenport. 

-Ranked 7th in size in the state, land area is 2,311.2 square miles with 1,479,168  

  acres. 1,465,788 acres is farmland. 

-It's number one in the state(1996) in grass seed production, with Winter Wheat  

   and Barley, ranking number two. 

-Spring wheat, potatoes and other grains follow.  It is also number three in the  

  state for raising beef cattle.  

-Lincoln County is bordered: on the East Spokane County

    the South: Adams County ,on the West: Grant County,

   on the North: Ferry County, Okanogan County and  Stevens County,

   touching: Douglas County and Whitman County. 

   Not touching, but also in the Northeast corner is Pend Oreille County.

- The Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake, named after the President whose administration  

   built the Grand Coulee Dam, creates the north boundary.  This lake is a 151 mile  

    long reservoir of water of the Columbia River.  Starting in Canada, the Columbia  

  crosses Washington state North to South and becomes the Washington/Oregon  

   border on it's way to the Pacific Ocean.
-Towns in Lincoln County are Almira, Creston, Davenport, Edwall, Irby,

  HarringtonLamona, Lincoln, Mohler, Miles, Odessa, Reardan, Seven Bays,

 Sprague (or Sprague )and  Wilbur (or Wilbur.)  

 (More under Lincoln County Resources, City governments)    

 

            

 

                       

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 -These Genweb files have been donated by other researchers, such as yourself.

 -If you have public domain records/documents, help other researchers by submitting them here.

 -Your contributions are what makes this project a success! Or volunteer to transcribe/type records.
 -We cannot accept anything copyrighted, unless you have written permission from the author.

 -Most things before Dec 31, 1922 are not under copyright.
 -Please contact me,
LIncoln County Co-ordinator if you have information to share.
 -Please contact our Lookup Volunteers for  a lookup, I do not have the resources to do lookups.

 -I have roots in Lincoln County, but I do not live in Lincoln County. 

 -I grew up in Walla Walla County and have added links and information here also.

 -I love cemeteries and recorded a few in Lincoln county& almost all in Walla Walla County. 
 -These pages are constantly growing thanks to our contributors....so check back soon.

 

                                            

 
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This page is maintained by Rella Gleaton, Lincoln County Coordinator,

and was last updated on October 17, 2014.

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