Lincoln County At a Glance

Founded: June 15, 1861
Size: 10,637 sq. mi.
Rank: 3rd out of 17
Population: 5,345 (2014)
Rank: 13th out of 17
Density: 0.5 sq. mi.
Rank: 15th out of 17
Largest Community: Caliente (1,130)
County Seat: Pioche (1,002)
Highest Point: Mount Grafton (South Ridge) (10,640')

Known for ...
"Five Nevada State Parks," "The Extraterrestrial Highway," Pioche Historic District, Rainbow Canyon