Conveniently located at the intersection of Highways K-14 and K-18 is the City of Lincoln, originally named Lincoln Center and known as the post rock capital of Kansas. This beautiful community is situated on rolling hills overlooking the Saline River and boasts beautiful post rock buildings throughout its downtown area including the county courthouse which was built in 1900 out of local limestone. One of the major local industries continues to be quarrying quartzite.
In addition to the excellent school system, Lincoln offers various recreation opportunities available through private organizations and local residents, the city park provides a swimming pool, ballfields, tennis courts, and playgrounds, as well as some fine old stone facilities. While you are here, be sure to enjoy a moment beneath the shade of the gigantic cottonwood trees.
Free Home Sites Available
Lincoln, Kansas, is investing ambitiously in the future by offering free home sitesin a completely new subdivision located near a baseball field, the city park and the new junior-senior high school and athletic facilities. It is an easy walk to the industrial park and medical complex, and not far from either downtown or the golf course. Lincoln's traditions date back to the 1870's, but its focus is on the future. Home site information is available from the city offices at 785-524-4280 and from the county economic development offices at 785-524-8954.
Lincoln Center – All residents are advised to refrain from using water during the next 48 to 72 hours. The water is safe to drink. The conservation request is being initiated to drastically limit water going down the drains. This will reduce the strain of flow and infiltration system at the Waste Water Treatment Facility. The public’s cooperation in limited water use is appreciated.