A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Lewiston ...
The location of Lewiston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Lewiston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lewistonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Lewiston has a population of 32,820 people<3> (see below for details).
Lewiston was established in 1861.
The community of Lewiston is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Lewiston lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Lewiston lies within the (208) area code.
The ZIP code for Lewiston: 83501<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lewiston had a population of 31,894 people (or 81.23% of the total population of Nez Perce County). This makes Lewiston the county's most populous community.
The population of Lewiston represents 2.03% of the population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 31,894 people, the population of Lewiston increased 3.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 30,904 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lewiston had an population of 32,820 people. This is an increase of 2.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.2% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lewiston.
Communities near Lewiston ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lewiston and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lewiston.
Communities Also Named Lewiston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Lewiston - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia (2), Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lewiston.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lewiston:
Websites for Lewiston ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lewiston ...
Looking for more information about Lewiston? 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 Lewiston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lewiston.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lewiston: www.cityoflewiston.org/
The official website for Nez Perce County: www.co.nezperce.id.us/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019