Lincoln is centrally located in Illinois along the famed Route 66 offering convenient travel time to major American urban centers. A short drive to Peoria, Springfield, Bloomington, Decatur, and midway between Chicago and St. Louis.

Lincoln offers small town charm and scenic farmland as well as the business and entertainment benefits afforded by its proximity to larger cities. Lincoln is also the only city in the world named for and christened by President Abraham Lincoln and is home to a number of historic sites and events associated with the presidential namesake including the Lincoln College Museum and the Postville Courthouse.

In addition Lincoln boasts quality schooling and affordable real estate and is home to three colleges: Lincoln Christian University, Lincoln College, and Heartland Community College.

Whether visiting for the day or staying for a lifetime come see all that Lincoln has to offer!

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Report: Retail Trade Summary

Estimated Population: 14,971

City Hall: 700 Broadway  |  (217) 735-2815
Mayor: Keith Snyder   |  (217) 735-1612
Zoning (Code Enforcement Office): (217) 732-6318
Building Permits (Code Enforcement Office): (217) 732-6318
Water (Illinois American Water): (217) 735-1268
Sewer (City): (217) 732-4030
Electric: Ameren CILCO   |   (888) 672-5252
Gas: Ameren CILCO   |   (888) 672-5252
Telephone: Frontier Communications   |  (800) 483-5000
Cable TV: Comcast   |   (866) 266-2278
Geographic Coordinates: 40°9′0″N 89°22′3″W