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Lincoln Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. Based on the 2010 census, the
population was 46,735. The parish was created on February 24, 1873.
The parish seat is Ruston.
Lincoln Parish is named in honor of Abraham Lincoln.
Lincoln Parish comprises the Ruston, LA Micropolitan Statistical Area.
The parish was named in honor of Abraham Lincoln.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Lincoln Parish was created on 1873, from Bienville, Jackson, Union and Claiborne Parishes and the parish was named in honor of Abraham Lincoln. The Parish seat is Ruston
As reported by the Census Bureau, the parish has a total area of 472 square miles (1,220 km2), of which 472 square miles (1,220 km2) is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) (0.2%) is water.
Lincoln Parish is located in north Louisiana. Lake Claiborne, Lake D’Arbonne, Caney Lake and James Lake are located in this parish.
Bordering parishes and counties are as follows:
Lincoln Parish residents are zoned to Lincoln Parish School Board schools.
The parish is home to Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, and Grambling State University in Grambling.
Bethel Christian School is located in Ruston