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Lincoln County



1916 Ladies Baseball (Donated by Pat Kangas)
Eureka, Montana  - Main Street 6 am - Summer 1922 (Donated by Lelani Arris -
Two Girls on a Train - Fortine, Montana (Donated by Lelani Arris -

Welcome to Lincoln County MTGenWeb

Lincoln County MTGenWeb is a free genealogical and historical collection of information provided by volunteers. We hope you find helpful clues for your research of ancestors and relatives of Lincoln county.

Please consider contributing your pieces of Lincoln county family history. Corrections, updates, and additions to this site are always welcome. Won't you help Lincoln County MTGenWeb grow by sharing your resources?

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Lincoln County was Created in 1909

Lincoln county was named for Abraham Lincoln, it created in 1909 after residents of Libby and Eureka petitioned the state legislature for separation from Flathead County. Lincoln County is the most northwestern county in Montana, bordering Idaho to the west and the Canadian province of British Columbia to the north.

Fortine Montana 1915 (Donated by Lelani Arris  -

Lincoln County has a total of 3,675 square miles, of which 62 square miles is water. The 2012 U.S. Census lists the estimated population as 19,491 which means there are 5 people per square mile. Lincoln county is 3,675 square miles in size.

The county seat of Lincoln County is Libby. 

Research Resources

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Our Great Neighbors


  British Columbia , Canada  
Boundary County, Idaho
Lincoln County, Mt
Flathead County, Montana
Bonner County, Idaho Sanders County, Montana  

 I am Randy Cummings, volunteer coordinator for this Lincoln County, Montana site. We hope you enjoy your visit. Please contact us if you have any suggestions or contributions you would like to make.

Page updated June 2021

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