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Welcome to Lewiston ...

The city of Lewiston is located in Winona County.

When the people of Lewiston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lewistonian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lewiston has a population of 1,564 people<2> (see below for details).

Lewiston is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Lewiston: (507)

The ZIP code for Lewiston: 55952<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lewiston had a population of 1,620 people. This makes Lewiston the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Lewiston represents 0.03% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 287th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,620 people, the population of Lewiston increased 9.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,484 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lewiston had an population of 1,564 people. This is a decrease of 3.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.39% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lewiston ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lewiston and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Chatfield   [Map]   2,783   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Eyota   [Map]   2,015   W   18 miles [29 km]
Goodview   [Map]   4,109   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Plainview   [Map]   3,291   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rushford   [Map]   1,715   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Saint Charles   [Map]   3,757   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

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, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lewiston. 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 Lewiston. 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 Lewiston.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Lewiston refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Lewiston may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Lewiston.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lewiston - 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 Lewiston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lewiston 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' distance starting in Lewiston. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lewiston) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lewiston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9840, Longitude: -91.8686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lewiston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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