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Welcome to Lewistown Junction ...

Lewistown Junction is located in Mifflin County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Lewistown Junction: Lewistown Jct. (or less commonly used: Lewistown Jctn.)

Lewistown Junction is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Lewistown Junction lies within the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Lewistown Junction ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lewistown Junction - it's located in Montana.

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

Communities near Lewistown Junction ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lewistown Junction.

  • Centre Hall [Centre County]
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    • Centre Hall [Centre County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Lewistown Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,216 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre Hall<4>
  • McClure [Snyder County]
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    • McClure [Snyder County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Lewistown Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClure have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McClure<4>
  • Mifflintown [Juniata County]
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    • Mifflintown [Juniata County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Lewistown Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 903 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mifflintown<4>
  • Port Royal [Juniata County]
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    • Port Royal [Juniata County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Lewistown Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thompsontown [Juniata County]
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      • Thompsontown [Juniata County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Lewistown Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 660 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsontown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompsontown<4>
    • Mifflin [Juniata County]
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      • Mifflin [Juniata County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Lewistown Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 606 people
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    • McVeytown [Mifflin County]
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      • McVeytown [Mifflin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Lewistown Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McVeytown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McVeytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McVeytown<4>
    • Newton Hamilton [Mifflin County]
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      • Newton Hamilton [Mifflin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Lewistown Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton Hamilton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lumber City [Mifflin County]
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      • Lumber City [Mifflin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Lewistown Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumber City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumber City
    • Anderson [Mifflin County]
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      • Anderson [Mifflin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Lewistown Junction
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anderson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Lewistown Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lewistown Junction.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lewistown Junction. 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 Lewistown Junction.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lewistown Junction. See our Newspapers Page for Lewistown Junction.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lewistown Junction ...

Looking for more information about Lewistown Junction? 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.

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

Adding Lewistown Junction to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lewistown Junction 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 Lewistown Junction was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lewistown Junction on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lewistown Junction on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Mifflin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mifflin County: www.co.mifflin.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Mifflin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lewistown Junction - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lewistown Junction) 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 Lewistown Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lewistown JunctionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lewistown Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5908, Longitude: -77.5780    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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