About Lincoln, Illinois
Named after Abraham Lincoln before he was president, Lincoln started as an anticipated railroad stop, and later become a quintessential Route 66 town. Today Lincoln is home to 3 colleges & universities and is an Amtrak stop on the busy line connecting Chicago and St. Louis. With woods, waterways, trails, and parks, Lincoln is also a hub for enjoying the outdoors.
Population: 14,284 (2013)
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