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Ride along on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle trip on historic Route 66

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. 

Discover Lincoln County and trace your family history and ancestry with this list of county-specific genealogy resources.

Lincoln County Courthouse Information

Detailed Map of Lincoln County

Existing Towns in Lincoln County

Ghost Towns in Lincoln County

Cemeteries in Lincoln County

Libraries in Lincoln County

Historic Newspaper Archives of Lincoln County

Tribal Nations in Lincoln County

Add'l Genealogy Resources for Lincoln County

Places to Visit in Lincoln County

Lincoln County Courthouse Information

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.

Detailed Map of Lincoln County

Search for cemeteries, highways and scenic sites, or examine county and township lines with this detailed map of Lincoln County

Existing Towns in Lincoln County

While researching your family history in Lincoln County, be sure to visit the following cities located in the area.

Chandler

Stroud

The following towns and cities are located in present day Lincoln County, Oklahoma.

Agra

Carney

Chandler

Davenport

Fallis

Kendrick

Meeker

Prague

Stroud

Sparks

Tryon

Warwick

Wellston

 Ghost Towns in Lincoln County

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."

Arlington

Avery

Brinkley

Dudley

Elba

Emsey

Forrest

Hibsaw

Irving

Jacktown

Lambdin

Merrick

Midlothian

Parkland

Payson

Rossville

Soonerville

Speer

Cemeteries in Lincoln County

The following cemeteries are located in present day Lincoln County, Oklahoma.

Allen Cemetery

Anderson Cemetery

Anvil Cemetery

Arbor Grove Cemetery

Arlington Cemetery

Avery Memorial
Cemetery

Baker Cemetery

Bennings (AKA Broyles) Cemetery

Bethel Cemetery

Bethel Greenwood
Cemetery

Bethel Grove Cemetery

Bethlehem Cemetery

Black Cemetery

Booker Cemetery

Brandon Cemetery

Cardwell Burial Site

Carney Cemetery

Chandler Cemetery

Clearview Cemetery

Czech National
Cemetery

Davenport Cemetery

Dudley Cemetery

Dunkard Cemetery

Fallis Cemetery

Ferrell Cemetery

Flynn Cemetery

Forest Cemetery

Fritts-Lancaster
Cemetery

Gable Cemetery

Gardner Cemetery

Glover Cemetery

Godwin Cemetery

Golden Valley Cemetery

Great Hope Cemetery

Guild Cemetery

Happy Hills Cemetery

Horton Chapel Cemetery

Immanuel Lutheran
Cemetery

Iowa Chapel Cemetery

Iowa Mission Cemetery

Jamison Cemetery

Kellerby Cemetery

Kendrick Cemetery

Key West Cemetery

Kickapoo Friends
Church Cemetery

Lambdin Cemetery

Lane Cemetery

Little Cemetery

Lutheran Cemetery

Lutheran Redeemers
Cemetery 

Matlock Cemetery

McCorkle Cemetery

Mills Cemetery

Moore AKA Rock Island Cemetery

Morning Star Cemetery

Mt. Moriah (AKA
Morian) Cemetery

New Tabor Cemetery

Newby (AKA Prairie
Hill) Cemetery

New Hope Cemetery

New Salem Cemetery

New Zion Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery

Oak Park Cemetery

Oakdale Cemetery

Old George Cemetery

O'Neill Grave Site

Osage Cemetery

Our Lady of Sorrows
Catholic Cemetery

Parkland Cemetery

Pickett (AKA Sunnyside) Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Pleasant Ridge Cemetery

Pollick Cemetery

Prague Cemetery

Prague Catholic Cemetery

Rock Spring Cemetery

Rossville Cemetery

Sac and Fox Tribal Center

Saint Paul Cemetery

Smith Cemetery

Smith-Messer Cemetery

Star Valley Cemetery

Stroud Cemetery

Old Stroud Cemetery

Sunnyside

Sweet Home Cemetery

Tolleson Cemetery

Tryon Cemetery

Valley Queen Cemetery

Victor Cemetery

Ward Family Cemetery

Wellston Cemetery

White Dove Cemetery

Wright Cemetery

  

Libraries in Lincoln County

Chandler Public Library
1021 Manvel
Chandler, OK  74834
Telephone:  (405) 258-3204

Meeker Public Library
616 W. Carl Hubbell Blvd.
Meeker, OK  74855
Telephone:  (405) 279-1139

Haynie Public Library
1619 W. Main St.
Prague, OK  74864
Telephone:  (405) 567-4013

Stroud Public Library
301 W. 7th
Stroud, OK  74079
Telephone:  (918) 968-2567

Tryon Public Library
25 S. Main St.
Tryon, OK  74875
Telephone:  (918) 374-2220

Historic Newspaper Archives of Lincoln County

Fouth (Tryon) News

Meeker Herald

The Prague Record

Wellston News

Tribal Nations in Lincoln County

Sac & Fox Nation
920883 S Hwy 99, Bldg. A
Route 2, Box 246
Stroud, OK  74079
Telephone:  (918) 968-3526

Additional Genealogy Resources for Lincoln County

Lincoln County on OKGenWeb: Oklahoma Genealogy & History

Lincoln County Historical Society

Places to Visit in Lincoln County

While researching your family history in Lincoln County, be sure to check out the following attractions located in the area.

Bell Cow Lake & Equestrian
Campground


Carl Hubbell Museum

Chandler Route 66 Interpretive Center

Jim Thorpe Birth Site

Lincoln County Museum of Pioneer
History

Meeker Historical Museum

Prague Historical Museum

Sac & Fox Casino

Seaba Station Motorcycle Museum

Sparks Vineyard & Winery

Stableridge Vineyards & Winery

Tatanka Ranch

Territory Cellars