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Lincoln is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 21,105 at the 2010 census. Lincoln is located in northeastern Rhode Island, north of Providence.

Lincoln was settled in the 17th century and several colonial stone-enders still exist in the town.Lincoln Woods State Park is located within the town. The Hassaquansett tribe originally inhabited the area.

Limestone quarrying has occurred there since colonial times at the village of Lime Rock. Lincoln was a part of the town of Smithfield until 1871, when it was split off and named in honor of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln became an important mill town in the late 19th century, with many textile factories running along the Blackstone River. Lincoln's villages include Manville, Albion, Lime Rock, Londsdale, Fairlawn, Quinnville, and Saylesville.

Very recently, the town was ranked #63 in Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live".

Lincoln is in the lower Blackstone Valley of Rhode Island and in the John H. Chafee, Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, New England's historic National Park area.

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Schools in and around Lincoln, RI

Name
University of Maine at Fort Kent
Four or more years; Public; $16,560 average out-state tuition; $6,600 average in-state tuition
Northern Maine Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,040 average out-state tuition; $2,580 average in-state tuition
University of Maine at Presque Isle
Four or more years; Public; $16,560 average out-state tuition; $6,600 average in-state tuition
Washington County Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $5,332 average out-state tuition; $2,580 average in-state tuition
University of Maine at Machias
Four or more years; Public; $18,480 average out-state tuition; $6,660 average in-state tuition
University of Maine
Four or more years; Public; $24,090 average out-state tuition; $8,370 average in-state tuition
College of the Atlantic
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $35,532 average out-state tuition; $35,532 average in-state tuition

Lincoln, RI Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
A.L. Brown Scholarship Up to $7,000 January 31, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
TSI Inc./Arthur J. Abrams Scholarship Varies February 17, 2017
MassGrant Varies May 01, 2017