Lincoln is an incorporated town located in Providence County, Rhode Island. It is located in the metropolitan area of Providence and is situated about nine miles north of the city of Providence. The town was founded in 1871 and is home to a population of just over 21,000 people. Lincoln is known for its rolling hills, rural atmosphere, and expansive open spaces, making it a popular place for outdoor recreation. The town is also home to several businesses, including a few retail stores and restaurants.