Lincoln is a city in Talladega County, Alabama. It was incorporated in 1911. At the 2010 census the population was 6,266. It was named for Major General Benjamin Lincoln, who served in the American army during the Revolutionary War.
The city is located along Interstate 20, which runs west to east through the southern part of the city. Access to the city can be found from exits 165 and 168. Via I-20, Birmingham is 44 mi (71 km) west, and Atlanta is 106 mi (171 km) east. U.S. Route 78 also runs west to east through the city. Alabama State Route 77 connects the city with Talladega, which is 13 mi (21 km) south.
When reading the “About Lincoln” website page, one should recognize the pride the city holds in diversity. Significant emphasis is made of female participation in city affairs.
The City of Lincoln website has a page for “Visitors” that is very informative and offers suggestions for interesting activities and sites. The information offered is comprehensive and worthwhile reading.
The Talladega Superspeedway, the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and the Talladega Municipal Airport are all located in Lincoln.
Be sure to visit the “Attractions” website page for additional places to see and things to do.
Lincoln High School
78989 AL Hwy 77
Lincoln, AL 35096