Lincoln County

Lincoln County
Town of Tomahawk, Lincoln County; Photographer: Jerry Thorson
County Seat: Merrill

1110 E. Main St.

City: Merrill
Zip: 54452
Phone: 715-539-1019
Land Area: 883.0 sq. miles
Elevation: 1,263 ft. at Merrill
Number of Lakes: 729
Area in Lakes: 15,741 acres (24.6 sq miles)
Rivers: Big Rib, Copper, Little Somo, New Wood, Pine, Prairie, Somo, Spirit, Wisconsin
Major Watershed: Wisconsin River
Geographical Province: Northern Highland

Mostly maple, hemlock and yellow birch. North Central: Jack pine and prairie grasses with conifer swamp. South: white and red pine.


1930: 21,072
1970: 23,499
1980: 26,555
1990: 26,993
2000: 29,641
2010: 28,743
2020: 28,415

WCA District: North Central

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