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Lewiston is a city in Androscoggin County.
The community was named after Lewis Falls, which had been named for an Indian who drowned here.
The latitude of Lewiston is 44.100N. The longitude is -70.215W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 217 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 35,922.
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4% of Lewiston residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lewiston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lewiston was $17,905, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Lewiston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Lewiston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $938.
Libraries in Lewiston include Lewiston Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lewiston include Sun Journal
TV stations in Lewiston include WPME.
The average commute time for Lewiston workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lewiston between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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