Sherrif Tom Nestor

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is a professional and progressive organization dedicated to providing quality public safety services to the citizens of Lincoln County and our visitors. The men and women of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office are committed to providing quality customer service while maintaining the highest ethical standards.

Lincoln County was created in 1889 from parts of Elbert and Bent Counties. Geographically, the county forms a backward block L, which is 72 miles long and 48 miles wide in the south, but only 30 miles wide in the north. The total area of Lincoln County is 2,593 square miles.