With nearly 70 miles of shore frontage, 19 miles of river frontage, over 4,300 acres of water, and 22,000 acres of woodland, Lincoln is one of the best-kept secrets in Maine. Come see for yourself the limitless opportunities for both your business and your home.

Lincoln is a great place to raise a family, we have great schools, a great library, and a rec department that offers many activities for children.  No matter what the season is, there is an outdoor activity for everyone to enjoy.

Lincoln is also a “Senior Friendly” community and a wonderful place to retire.  Once you experience our town and our small town way of life, you will wonder what took you so long to get here.

Our downtown and surrounding retail business areas are active, vibrant, and the business owners are more than happy to help you with any of your needs for goods and services. Lincoln is the retail hub for a population of nearly 25,000 people.

Lincoln won 92.9 The Ticket’s annual Town of the Year Contest in 2020. 

Even with all of our growth and improvements, Lincoln remains a friendly New England small town, full of charm. We hope you’ll enjoy Lincoln! Come for the Lakes, Stay for the Lifestyle!

Our Town Facts

County: Penobscot
School Dist/Dept: RSU 67
Senate District: 30
House District: 12
Congressional District: 2
Population – 2010 Census: 5085
Area: 76.8 sq miles
Pop. Density: 77/sq mile
Longitude: W 68:27:50
Latitude: N 45:20:50
Government: Council-Manager (7 Member Council)

FY2017 Approved Budget part 1

FY2017 Approved Budget part 2

$ 4,144,499
School Budget $ 3,938,711.92
Lincoln’s share of the County Budget $ 373,549.88
Mil Rate $21.60

According to the U.S. 2010 Census, LINCOLN contained 2,045 households with an unemployment rate of 7.4%. The median income per household in Lincoln was $ 30,823.