City of Lincoln, Kansas
Conveniently located at the intersection of Highways K-14 and K-18 is the City of Lincoln, originally named Lincoln Center and known as the post rock capital of Kansas. This beautiful community is situated on rolling hills overlooking the Saline River and boasts beautiful post rock buildings throughout its downtown area including the county courthouse which was built in 1900 out of local limestone. One of the major local industries continues to be quarrying quartzite.
In addition to the excellent school system, Lincoln offers various recreation opportunities available through private organizations and local residents, the city park provides a swimming pool, ballfields, tennis courts, and playgrounds, as well as some fine old stone facilities. While you are here, be sure to enjoy a moment beneath the shade of the gigantic cottonwood trees.
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