Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Lincoln County, West Virginia

Lincoln County is located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population was 22,108. Its county seat is Hamlin. Lincoln County was created by an act of the West Virginia Legislature on February 23, 1867, from parts of Boone, Cabell, Kanawha and Putnam counties. The county was named for Abraham Lincoln. After the American Civil War, there was an effort by former Confederates to rename the area "Davis County" after Jefferson Davis, but effort proved fruitless.[citation needed] Jesse, John, David, William and Moses McComas were the first English settlers in Lincoln County. They cultivated 20 acres (81,000 m2) of corn, the first ever grown in the area, in 1799. Later that year, they returned to Virginia to get their families. Their families were initially left behind because... (from wikipedia)

General Information
West Virginia State$58,453 Average House Value (as of 2000)
22,139 Population (as of 2000)$21,060 Average House Income (as of 2000)
18,941 Population (current)470.7 Square Miles of Land
2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)0.0 Square Miles of Water

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211 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$6,876,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
1,498 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$29,212,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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