Lincoln County is a county in Georgia filled with lots of history and recreational activities to keep you and your family busy. Lincoln County is just a 45-minute drive north of Augusta, the second-largest city in Georgia. Lincoln County is bordered by the Savannah River to the north and east, Strom Thurmond Lake / Clarks Hill Lake to the east and south, Columbia County to the south, and Wilkes County to the west. Lincoln County’s county seat is centrally-located Lincolnton with its beautiful, historic downtown area.
Lincoln County has a relatively low population compared to its sister counties Columbia and Richmond in Augusta. Its population is just over 8,000 people, most residing in the eastern part of the county bordering Clarks Hill Lake / Strom Thurmond Lake. The median income for households in Lincoln County is $31,952. Lincoln County is full of activities and things to do, most centering around the easy access to Strom Thurmond Lake / Clarks Hill Lake and the Savannah River.
Strom Thurmond Lake / Clarks Hill Lake plays a big part in the recreation of many people in Augusta. Bordering Lincoln County on the northeast all the way down to the southern part of the county, the lake is known as Clarks Hill Lake by those living on the Georgia side, and it is called Strom Thurmond Lake by those bordering it in South Carolina. Thurmond Lake has many access points in Lincoln County, including Soap Creek, Elijah Clark State Park, Fishing Creek Public Hunting Area and many private lake subdivisions. Lincoln County is home to many large lake subdivisions including Soap Creek Subdivision, Providence Ferry Subdivision, Serenity Pointe Subdivision and many more that take advantage of the proximity of the lake. Lakehouses in Lincoln County are in demand and provide a great way to enjoy the benefits privately from your own home.
Lincoln County has all of the amenities of living near a metro city but with the privacy and quiet that you can only get in the country. Lincoln County is a great place to settle down and build or buy a home, especially if you crave the benefits of lake life.
The intention of this website is to enhance citizen awareness of the services and programs the Lincoln County Government has to offer.
Lincoln County Schools
Welcome to our site! Information about our schools can be found by clicking the Lincoln County Board of Education Listing under Directory and then clicking on the listed school.
Thurmond Lake & Dam
Thurmond Lake is one of the southeast’s largest and most popular public recreation lakes.
Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce
Welcome to Lincolnton-Lincoln County, “Where Man and Nature Walk Together.” The natural beauty of Lincoln County is surpassed by none other in the “Classic South Region.”