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Welcome to Lewis ...

The city of Lewis is located in Cass County.

The location of Lewis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lewis has a population of 401 people<2> (see below for details).

Lewis is 1,160 feet [354 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lewis lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Lewis is within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Lewis: 51544<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lewis had a population of 433 people. This makes Lewis the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Lewis represents 0.01% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 493rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 433 people, the population of Lewis decreased 1.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 438 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lewis had an population of 401 people. This is a decrease of 7.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.45% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lewis.

Communities Also Named Lewis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Lewis - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lewis.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lewis. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lewis. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lewis. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lewis:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lewis ...

Looking for more information about Lewis? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lewis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lewis.

Communities near Lewis ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Atlantic   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Lewis

Avoca   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lewis

Located in Pottawattamie County

Oakland   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Lewis

Located in Pottawattamie County

Griswold   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Lewis

Anita   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lewis

Carson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Lewis

Located in Pottawattamie County

Walnut   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Lewis

Located in Pottawattamie County

Elk Horn   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Lewis

Located in Shelby County

Massena   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Lewis

Elliott   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Lewis

Located in Montgomery County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lewis.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lewis. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lewis.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lewis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lewis). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lewis or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lewis) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lewis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lewis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lewis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3065, Longitude: -95.0843     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lewis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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