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Lewiston is a city in Nez Perce County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Meriwether Lewis, explorer.

The latitude of Lewiston is 46.416N. The longitude is -117.016W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 745 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 30,937.


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Median household income
Local
$36,606
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lewiston demographic reports
Lewiston is at the junction of the Snake and Clearwater rivers.
First capital of the Idaho Territory
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 39. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 2 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Dogwood Festival - April 1-30, 2007
  • Nez Perce County Fair - Sept. 20-23, 2007
  • Lewiston Roundup - Sept. 6-9, 2007
  • Art Under the Elms - April 27-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lewiston web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Hells Gate State Park
Historic sites and museums: Nez Perce County Museum, Lewis-Clark Center for Arts and History
Colleges and universities: Lewis-Clark State College
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 Lewiston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Nez Perce 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 83501 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

25% of Lewiston residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lewiston ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lewiston was $19,091, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Lewiston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
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History

Historic districts in Lewiston include Lewiston Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lewiston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $402.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $876.


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Libraries in Lewiston include Lewiston Public ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lewiston include Lewiston Morning Tribune

TV stations in Lewiston include KLEW.

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Nez Perce County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lewiston political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Lewiston workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 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 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Lewiston, ID

Pros: two beautiful rivers, lots of shopping; outdoor sports, no snow!

Cons: lots and lots of rain, paper mill (pew)traffic congestion going through downtown

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