The New Student's Reference Work/Lincoln, Ill.
Lincoln, Ill., city, county-seat of Logan County, about 28 miles noitheast of Springfield. It is in an agricultural section, and in the vicinity are extensive deposits of coal. The chief manufactures are mattresses, caskets, coffins, horse-collars, cellulose, excelsior and flour. Lincoln has good schools, a Carnegie Library, two hospitals, the Odd Fellows' Orphans' Home, Lincoln University (Pres.) and the state Institution for the Feeble Minded. Lincoln has the service of three railroads. Population 10,892.