Lincoln County Facts

Lincoln County is the gateway to Clark Hill Lake (Thurmond Lake). It is one of the most scenic counties in our area. It boasts the longest shoreline along the lake and is known for its recreational qualities. Large amounts of federal property makes it ideal for hunting, fishing, boating, and swimming. The soil characteristics of Lincoln county have made it desirable for tree farming, and rolling cattle and horse farms. The still rural characteristics of Lincoln County make it ideal for retirement and recreational homes.

Phone Directory

Tax Assessor (706)-359-5502

Tax Commissioner (706)-359-5536

Sherriff `s Department (706)-359-4118

Clerk of Court (706)-359-4444

Superintendent of Roads (706)-359-7162

Health Department (706)-359-3154

Superintendent of Schools (706)-359-3742

County Agent (706)-359-3233

Building Inspections (706)-359-5522

Planning & Zoning (706)-359-5523

Chief Magistrate (706)-359-5528

Georgia Forestry (706)-678-2015

US Dept of Agriculture (706)-359-4414

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County Demography

Population (2001) 8,424

Square miles 257.3

Total Acres 164,672

Timberland in acres 105,100

Population per square mile 32.74

Per capita income 20,034

Millage Rate(2000) 29.59

Ranking among 159 Counties

( 1 = best 159 = worst )

Unemployment 158

Rank of High School Graduation % 65

Per Capita Income 90

Master Economic Rank 130

Tax Rate 127

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Information contained herein is from sources deemed reliable, but is subject to errors or omissions. ęCopyright 2003 Brashear Realty Corp.

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