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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 - 2018 August Election



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All Election Night returns are unofficial. For complete and final results for local or school district contests contact each local municipal clerk and/or the school district clerk.
Request for Proposal - Bridge Design Service for CTH YY
The Lincoln County Highway Department CTH YY bridge project is for design and replacement of structure through the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Local Program STP Bridge. The design will use the replace-in-kind approach with no federal funds tied to project. The project has been approved to receive state funding under STP Local Bridge Program.

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Notice to Taxpayers - Dog Licenses
Beginning with the 2019 dog licenses, you will no longer be able to purchase dog licenses at the County Treasurer office. You will need to contact your municipality or the Humane Society. Humane Society’s website is www.furrypets.com
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