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Lewistown is a city in Fergus County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Maj. William H. Lewis, who established Fort Lewis here in 1874
The latitude of Lewistown is 47.062N. The longitude is -109.427W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,950 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,923.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lewistown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fergus 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 59457 ZIP code.
23% of Lewistown residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $16,817, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Lewistown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Lewistown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.
Libraries in Lewistown include Lewistown City Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Lewistown include Lewistown News-Argus
TV stations in Lewistown include KBAO.
Fergus 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 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Lewistown include Super 8.
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