Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County on the Oregon Coast between Tillamook and Newport.It is named after the county, which was named in honor of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.The population was estimated to be 8,452 in 2016. During the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017, this city was the first in the path of totality to view a total solar eclipse.
The history of Lincoln City, Oregon, includes a contest that was held to pick the name of the city and annual events such as the Oceanlake Regatta and Taft's Redhead Roundup. Lincoln City officially incorporated on March 3rd, 1965.
The two most popular were Lincoln City and Surfland. Although Surfland was the name preferred by school children, some committee members thought that was a “honky-tonk” name. In the end, Lincoln City was chosen; even though it was not the most original, it was least controversial. --Back to About Our City
Lincoln City today is still thriving with the cultural and tourism boom of a relaxing picturesque coastal city. Lincoln City is home of the North Lincoln County Historical Museum, the Annual Gleneden Beach Fourth of July Parade and Festivities and the Lincoln City Farmers and Crafters Market Sundays.
Welcome to the home page for the City of Lincoln City, Oregon. If you are looking to find a City Council or Planning Commission Agenda, review a City Budget, or want to find a fillable form for a Building Permit, you've come to the right place.
Pixieland was an amusement park just outside of Lincoln City operating for only a few short years in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. Pixie Kitchen was a favorite Lincoln City restaurant established in 1930, which provided the inspiration for the park, providing “Heavenly Food on the Oregon Coast”.
The local history of Lincoln City is an important chapter of the Oregon history, from the earliest peoples to the modern days. Incorporated in March 1965 following the merging of the five region's districts, the city was named after the former president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.
The setting could be a little better, but it was easy to find the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Statue in Lincoln City, OR. We liked the presentation of Lincoln riding a horse while reading a book. Date of experience: September 2018
For each "Pearl" (or district) in Lincoln City, Urban Renewal has commissioned a historic context statement. Exploration of the historical context of the districts were, and continue to be, necessary and important in providing a strong foundation for forward development visions on social, economic, built and environmental scales.
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