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The population of Lewiston is approximately 28,082 (1990), 31894 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 12,054 (1990), 13324 (2010).

The amount of land area in Lewiston is 42.55 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.797 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lewiston to Washington DC is 2175 miles. The distance to the Idaho state capital is 196 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lewiston is positioned 46.39 degrees north of the equator and 116.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Lewiston elevation is 738 feet above sea level.

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Lewiston location: On Hwy 95 in far western Idaho near the Washington-Oregon border

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Lewiston history:

Discovered by Lewis and Clark in 1805, the city is on the site where they camped in that year and again in 1806. It is where the Clearwater and Snake Rivers come together. Lewiston is unusual in that it is an inland seaport. Ships come from the Pacific Ocean 465 miles on the Snake and Columbia rivers.
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Lewiston attractions:

Because of its location at the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake Rivers, Lewiston is an inland seaport. Ships travel over 450 miles inland along the Columbia River to reach Lewiston.

The Annual Dogwood Festival
held each year the end of April or beginning of May.

Lewiston Roundup
World Famous rodeo and cowboy breakfast held in September. Contact the chamber for more information: 208-743-3531

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