Lincoln County Township Boundaries

Lincoln County was created March 20, 1871; a part was transferred to Desha County, March 10, 1879. It is bounded north by Jefferson and Arkansas Counties, east by Desha County, south by Drew County, and west by Cleveland and Jefferson Counties. It is divided into eleven political townships, named as follows: Spring, Bartholomew, Choctaw, Kimbrough, Auburn, Owen, Cane Creek, Wells Bayou, Smith, Mill Creek and Lone Pine.

The parent Counties of Lincoln County were: Arkansas, Bradley, Desha, Drew, and Jefferson.

SPRING TOWNSHIP - is bounded, north by Jefferson County, east by Bartholomew Township, south by Cane Creek and Owen Township, and west by Jefferson and Drew Counties.
Formed from Jefferson County in 1871.

BARTHOLOMEW TOWNSHIP - is bounded, north by Jefferson County, east by Jefferson County, and Choctaw Township, south by Cane Creek Township, and west by Spring Township.
Formed from Jefferson County in 1871.

CHOCTAW TOWNSHIP - is bounded, north by Kimbrough Township, east by Auburn and Wells Bayou Township and Desha County, south by Wells Bayou and Cane Creek Townships, and west by Bartholomew Township. Formed from Arkansas County in 1871.

KIMBROUGH TOWNSHIP - is bounded, north by Jefferson and Arkansas Counties, east by Auburn Township and Arkansas County, south by Choctaw Township, and west by Choctaw Township and Jefferson County. Formed from Arkansas County in 1871.

AUBURN TOWNSHIP - is bounded, north and east by Arkansas County, east by Desha County, south by Desha County and Choctaw Township, west by Choctaw Township, and west and north by Kimbrough Township. Formed from Arkansas County in 1871.

OWEN TOWNSHIP - is bounded, north by Cleveland County and Spring Township, east by Cane Creek Township, south by Mill Creek Twonship, and west by Cleveland County. Formed from Drew County in 1871.

CANE CREEK - is bounded, north by Spring, Bartholomew and Choctaw Townships, east by Choctaw and Smith Townships, south by Smith, Lone Pine and Mill Creek Townships, and west by Cleveland County. Formed from Drew County in 1871.

WELLS BAYOU TOWNSHIP - is bounded, north by Choctaw Township, east by Desha County, south and west by Smith Township, and west by Choctaw Township. Formed from Desha County in 1871.

SMITH TOWNSHIP - is bounded north by Cane Creek Township, east by Wells Bayou Township and Desha County, south by Drew County, and west by Cane Creek and Lone Pine Townships. Formed from Desha and Drew Counties in 1871.

MILL CREEK TOWNSHIP - is bounded, north by Owen and Cane Creek Townships, east by Lone Pine Township, south by Drew County, and west by Cleveland County. Formed from Drew County in 1871.

LONE PINE TOWNSHIP - is bounded, north by Cane Creek Township, east by Smith Township, south by Drew County, and west by Mill Creek Township. Formed from Drew County in 1871.

Thank you to: Harry O. Alvis for providing the Lincoln References and Townships