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Lincoln County was created by the Wisconsin Legislature on March 4, 1874, with a population of 895, and land area of 2,750,000 acres. At that time Lincoln County included most of present day Oneida and Vilas Counties, as well as parts of present day Langlade, Taylor, Price and Iron Counties. Lincoln County reached its present size in 1885.

The early progress of Lincoln County is synonymous with the growth of the logging industry. The pines and virgin hardwood forests attracted loggers from far and wide. As operations grew, settlements sprang up bringing the need for stores and other business places. In clearing the forest, the lumbermen were opening the way for the farmer.

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Election Results - 2014 April Election


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Wisconsin's Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week
April 21-25, 2014
Listen, Act, Live! (Click on link for more Info)

Listen, Act and Live! Those words could protect you and your family during severe storm season. Listening to warnings and seeking shelter immediately will save lives. That’s why Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM), ReadyWisconsin, the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) have teamed up for Wisconsin’s Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week April 21-25, 2014.
2014 County Health Rankings are here!
The 2014 Rankings are now live, allowing people across the country to see how their communities fare when it comes to being a healthy place to live, learn, work, and play. Below you will find a summary of Lincoln County 2014 rankings, data source measurements and new measurements used in 2014.

Click to download the following documents: 2014 New Measures, 2014 Measures and Data Sources, 2014 County Health Rankings
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Apr. 23, 2014 - 11:00 am
North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission - Midway Hotel & Hoffman House Restaurant
Birch Room, 2901 Martin Ave
Wausau, WI
Apr. 24, 2014
Board of Adjustment - Lincoln County Service Center.
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