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Lincoln is a city in Placer County, in the Sacramento-Arden-Arcade metro area.
The community was named after Charles Lincoln Wilson, who was instrumental in bringing the California Central Railroad here
The latitude of Lincoln is 38.891N. The longitude is -121.291W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 167 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,080.
The community has grown in recent years with an influx of retirees
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lincoln demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Placer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sacramento area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95648 ZIP code.
14% of Lincoln residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lincoln ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lincoln was $19,447, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Lincoln residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lincoln, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $589. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,154.
Libraries in Lincoln include Lincoln Public Library ... View libraries
Placer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lincoln political report.
The average commute time for Lincoln workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lincoln between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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