Discover Lincoln County and trace your family history and ancestry with this list of county-specific genealogy resources.
Named for President Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln County is located in east-central Oklahoma. Early travel routes in the county included the West Shawnee Trail, the St. Louis and Oklahoma City Railroad, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway. Chandler sits along historic Route 66, and is home to the Route 66 Interpretive Center that features video archives of Route 66 and travel information. Also in Chandler, the Lincoln County Museum of Pioneer History showcases local history and offers resources for genealogy research.
In 2000, census records showed 32,080 people living in Lincoln County. Countless assets exist for tracing genealogy in Lincoln County including legal records, cemetery records and a local historical society. Valuable resources for researching genealogy in Lincoln County are provided below, including a list of existing towns, a list of ghost towns, the county courthouse address, a detailed map of the county, library information and a list of cemeteries located within the county. A list of places to visit in Lincoln County is also provided for visitors to the area.
Lincoln County Clerk
P.O. Box 126
Chandler, OK 74834
Telephone: (405) 258-1264
Directions: On the square on Manvel between 8th St. & 9th St.
Records available: Court Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and civic court records from 1900; County Clerk has land records.
Search for cemeteries, highways and scenic sites, or examine county and township lines with this detailed map of Lincoln County.
While researching your family history in Lincoln County, be sure to visit the following cities located in the area.
The following towns and cities are located in present day Lincoln County, Oklahoma.
The following towns and cities either no longer exist in Lincoln County or are still populated, but significantly less so than in years past. These towns and cities are commonly referred to as "ghost towns."
The following cemeteries are located in present day Lincoln County, Oklahoma.
Chandler Public Library
Meeker Public Library
Haynie Public Library
Stroud Public Library
Tryon Public Library
Sac & Fox Nation
920883 S Hwy 99, Bldg. A
Route 2, Box 246
Stroud, OK 74079
Telephone: (918) 968-3526
While researching your family history in Lincoln County, be sure to check out the following attractions located in the area.