Home Page

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.

Read More

Land Services Department RFP/ROW Mapping Project
The project is creation of an ESRI formatted GIS Layer that indexes scanned images.
The Lincoln County Land Services Department maintains roughly 2,280 scanned ROW and other Highway plan map pages. The project is to geographically index these files by creating a Line and Polygon layer in ESRI format (Shape or Geodatabase) that reference the extent of the ROW project or plan.

The Lincoln County Administration Department is seeking to contract with an individual or entity (not a broker or agent) to provide consulting services to assist the County in administering its employee benefit programs including a self-funded health insurance plan.

Click here for the full RFP
2018 Health Insurance: Open Enrollment November 1 - December 15, 2017
Many people are confused by what they read online and hear in the news, but here is what everyone needs to know: The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, the Marketplace, or Healthcare.gov, has health insurance plans available statewide, and most people qualify for discounts to make those plans more affordable. The enrollment period for 2018 coverage runs November 1 - December 15, 2017.

This year Open Enrollment is only 45 days long. For 2018 coverage, consumers need to enroll in or renew their health coverage through the Marketplace before the December 15 deadline. Consumers who enroll for 2018 health insurance will have those plans available to them regardless of any changes in federal or state law.
View All Announcements »

Jan. 1, 2017 - Jan. 3, 2018
2017 Holiday Schedule
View All Events »
Legal Notice  |  Privacy Notice  |  Acceptable Use Policy  |  Linking Policy
Copyright © 2017 Lincoln County Government - Merrill Wisconsin
Designed & Powered By   DMI Studios