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Lincoln City and Vicinity

Named after U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, this seaside community is located in northern Benton County, Oregon, on the Pacific Coast. Lincoln City is a prime tourist destination, thanks to its central location on Highway 101 (the Pacific Coast Highway) and in close proximity to a multitude of beaches, forests, rivers, estuaries and woodlands.

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    Category: General Article

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    Category: Way Find It

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    Category: General Article

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    Category: General Article

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    Category: Way Find It

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