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Lewistown is a borough in Mifflin County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after William Lewis, ironmaster

The latitude of Lewistown is 40.599N. The longitude is -77.571W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 492 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,752.


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Median household income
Local
$21,568
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lewistown demographic reports
Lewistown is on the Juniata River
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Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lewistown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mifflin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17044 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Lewistown residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lewistown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lewistown was $14,733, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Lewistown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lewistown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $687.


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Libraries in Lewistown include Mifflin County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lewistown include Lewistown Sentinel

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Mifflin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lewistown political report.

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The average commute time for Lewistown workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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