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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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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.
9% of Lewistown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lewistown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $687.
Libraries in Lewistown include Mifflin County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lewistown include Lewistown Sentinel
Mifflin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lewistown political report.
The average commute time for Lewistown workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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