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Welcome to Lewis ...

Lewis is located in Jackson County.

Lewis is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Lewis lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Lewis, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Lewis: (606)

Communities near Lewis ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lewis and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Annville   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Dabolt   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fogertown   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Greenmount   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Livingston   [Map]   218   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
London   [Map]   8,006   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lewis ...

While we believe that this Lewis is located in Jackson County, we know of another 2 Kentucky communities named Lewis. Those communities are located in the following counties: Daviess and Harlan County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 40 communities that are also named Lewis - they are located in Alabama (4), Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lewis. We make it easy to see an overhead 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.

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lewis, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lewis.

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The Communities of Kentucky

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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 Kentucky: www.kentucky.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Lewis. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lewis) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lewis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2696, Longitude: -83.9458     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lewis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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