Introduction to Lincoln, California
Lincoln, California, in Placer county, is 9 miles N of Roseville, California (center to center) and 24 miles NE of Sacramento, California. The city is conveniently located inside the Sacramento metropolitan area. There are an estimated 11,205 people in Lincoln.
Theodore Judah surveyed and laid the original town site in 1859 as per the proposed line of the California Central Railroad. The city of Lincoln was named after Charles Lincoln Wilson, a director and organizer of California Central Railroad. They established a rail link between Marysville and Sacramento in 1860. However, it was during the mid-1990s that the city started enjoying a period of vigorous growth and development. in 2000, Lincoln was recognized as the fastest growing suburb of the U.S.
Lincoln and nearby Attractions
- Foskett Regional Park
- Sacramento Zoo
- Lincoln Classic Car Museum
- McBean Park
Things To Do In Lincoln
Lincoln features excellent recreational services. The city is home to a softball complex, baseball field, soccer complex, football field, a number of amusement parks, golf courts, community centers, shopping areas and beautiful landscapes. The city also organizes a number of youth and adult programs.
The nearest airport is Sacramento International Airport.
Lincoln Higher Education
The Sierra College serves this area.