Lincoln County , New Mexico

Lincoln County: County in New Mexico, United States

About

Lincoln County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Mexico. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,497 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 19,939 inhabitants. Its county seat is Carrizozo. The county was created 153 years ago in 1868.

Lincoln County Quick Facts

Population : 19,939 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Mexico (United States)
Different from : Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln Parish, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County, Lincoln County
Area : 12513 km2
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Named for : Abraham Lincoln
Capital : Carrizozo
Establishment : January 01, 1869
Time Zone : UTC−07:00
Local time : 23:19:54 (25th May 2022)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.8% (2010-2020)
Lincoln County locator map
Location of Lincoln County on New Mexico map.
LincolnNM Jail and Courthouse image
LincolnNM Jail and Courthouse
LincolnNM Jail and Courthouse image

Geography

Lincoln County is located at 33°44'43"N 105°27'33"W (33.7452400, -105.4592500). It has 7 neighbors: Guadalupe County, Chaves County, DeBaca County, Otero County, Sierra County, Socorro County and Torrance County.

Lincoln County map

The largest city of Lincoln County is Ruidoso Downs with a population of 2,631. . See all Lincoln County cities & populated places.

Lincoln County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lincoln County.

City Name Population Title
Ruidoso 8,061 Village in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States
Ruidoso Downs 2,631 City in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States of America
Capitan 1,457 Village in New Mexico, USA
Carrizozo 950 Town of the United States
Corona 167 Town in New Mexico

Lincoln County has 7 neighbours.

  • Carrizozo

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lincoln County decreased by 2.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,497 - census
2011 20,406 -0.45% estimation process
2012 20,194 -1.05% estimation process
2013 19,976 -1.09% estimation process
2014 19,597 -1.93% estimation process
2015 19,352 -1.27% estimation process
2016 19,397 0.23% estimation process
2017 19,468 0.36% estimation process
2018 19,518 0.26% estimation process
2019 19,572 0.28% estimation process
2020 19,939 1.84% estimation process

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