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Lincoln Park


City Hall: 1355 Southfield Road, Lincoln Park, MI 48146; 1-313-386-1800  

Origin of name:  This area in Ecorse Township was settled by small farms from before the Civil War. It was not laid out until 1906. From its first subdivision names of Lincoln Park Subdivision, Lincoln Park Estates, Lincolnmoor and Lincolnshire, the area became generally known as Lincoln Park. That name was adopted when it was incorporated as a village in 1921 and as a city in 1925.

Area:  5.93 square miles

Population:  38,144

Major employer:  Lincoln Park Public Schools

Web Address:


Mayor: Thomas Karnes  

Manager: Matthew Coppler  

Clerk: Donna Breeding; 1-313-386-1800, ext. 1288  

Treasurer: Patricia Lulko; 1-313-386-1800, ext. 1287  

Council: Thomas Murphy (president), Chris Dardzinski, Mario DiSanto, Michael Higgins, Larry Kelsey and Thomas Parkinson.; 1-313-386-1800, ext. 1231.  
Terms of all elected officials expire in 2016. The general election is on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.


Emergency Manager: Brad Coulter; 1-313-386-1800, ext. 1231  

Police Chief: Ray Watters; 1-313-381-1800  

Fire Chief: Al Dyer; 1-313-381-1100  

Assessor: Tony Fuoco; 1-313-386-1800, ext. 1236  

Building and Engineering: Kirk Malcomson; 1-313-386-1800, ext. 1224  

Community Planning and Development: Doreen Christian; 1-313-386-3100  

Finance: Lisa Griggs; 1-313-386-1800, ext. 1233  

Parks and Recreation: Doreen Christian; 3240 Ferris; 1-313-386-3100, ext. 2901  

Public Services: John Kozuh; 1-313-386-9000