The Borough of Lincoln

Historical Background

Lincoln was founded in 1869. It was settled by pioneers around 1768, and the area has been the site for the discovery of prehistoric Indian artifacts.

Lincoln was named in honor of President Abraham Lincoln.

Lincoln Today

Dead Man’s Hollow is a 440 acre nature conservation area along the Youghiogheny River. It offers hiking opportunities and views of different beautiful landscapes.

Lincoln also offers other recreational opportunities with places such as the Bellbridge Playground and the Lincoln Community Park.


Total Population:988
Minority Population:34
Total Housing Units479
Percent Vacant Housing Units:13.2%
Median Household Income:$45,000
Per Capita Income:$23,866
Individuals Below Poverty Level:8.6%

Community Profile

 Lincoln Community Profile 

City Offices & Council

The Borough offices are located at 45 Abe’s Way | Elizabeth, PA 15037 and can be contacted by Phone at (412) 751-2655.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Borough Staff

Staff PersonPosition
Sharon JagemanBorough Secretary
Richard M. BoscoPolice Chief
Don BertokFire Chief
Steve PichuraBuilding Inspector
Falco MuscanteSolicitor
Don HousleyEngineer
County HaulingGarbage Collection

Borough Council

Elected OfficialPosition
James BeislerMayor
Mark BetznerPresident
Kristen BeedleVice President
Tammy FirdaCouncil Member
Nick VayCouncil Member
Paul VerebCouncil Member

For more information, please visit the City’s Homepage.