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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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Lincoln County Fall Timber Sale
Lincoln County Forestry, Land & Parks Department is offering 19 timber sales with bids due by 9:00 a.m. Monday, November 13, 2017 to be opened 9:00 a.m. Monday, November 13, 2017.

Click here to view all timber sales offered:
www.co.lincoln.wi.us/i/f/files/Maps_bidsheets_all_11_17.pdf
Registration Fee Information
Click here to view the full registration fee information document.

What vehicles are subject to a registration fee?

An automobile or a motor truck registered under 8,000 lbs. gross weight and customarily kept in the municipality or county that enacted the fee. This includes:
  • Automobiles, vans and Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) that qualify as a passenger vehicle
  • Motor trucks and dual-purpose motor homes (trucks that can be equipped with a slide-in camper unit) registered at a gross weight of 8,000 lbs. or less.
Lincoln County Officials Remind Drivers to Stay Safe This Construction Season
Lincoln County Highway Committee urges people to drive carefully in highway work zones throughout the 2017 construction season.

Road workers are just like anyone else. They want to do a good job and make it home to their families at night. We ask that everyone take extra time and stay alert on the roads.
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Jan. 1, 2017 - Jan. 3, 2018
2017 Holiday Schedule
Oct. 17, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Public Property Committee Meeting - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales Street, Room 248
Merrill, WI 54452
Oct. 17, 2017 - 5:30 pm
Administrative & Legislative Committee - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales Street, Room 256.1
Merrill, WI 54452
Oct. 17, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Lincoln County Board of Supervisors Meeting - Lincoln County Service Center
801 N Sales Street, Room 257
Merrill, WI 54452
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