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Lewiston, New York
Welcome to Lewiston ...
The location of Lewiston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Lewiston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Lewistonian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lewiston has a population of 2,573 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Lewiston.
Lewiston is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Lewiston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Lewiston: (716)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lewiston had an population of 2,573 people. This is a decrease of 4.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.48% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lewiston had a population of 2,701 people. This makes Lewiston the county's 15th most populous community.
The population of Lewiston represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 743rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,701 people, the population of Lewiston decreased 2.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,781 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (2), New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lewiston.
Communities near Lewiston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lewiston.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lewiston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lewiston.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lewiston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lewiston. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers 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 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.
Adding Lewiston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lewiston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lewiston was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Lewiston on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lewiston on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Niagara County: www.niagaracounty.com/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022