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 of the state 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, Harrington, Lamona, Lincoln, Mohler, Miles, Odessa, Reardan, Sprague and Wilbur. (More under Lincoln County Resources, City governments)
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-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 or research.
-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.
cemeteries and recorded some in Lincoln county& almost all of them in Walla Walla
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