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- Created 2012-03-15
is a city in and also the
Nez Perce County
. It is the second-largest city in the
and ninth-largest in the state. Lewiston is the principal city of the
Lewiston, ID - Clarkston, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area
, which includes all of Nez Perce County and
Asotin County, Washington
. As of the
, the population of Lewiston was 31,894.
Lewiston is located at the confluence of the
, thirty miles (50 km) northwest of the
Lower Granite Dam
. Because of dams (and their
) on the Snake and
, Lewiston is reachable by some ocean-going vessels. The Port of Lewiston (Idaho's only
) has the distinction of being the farthest
east of the
West Coast of the United States
Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport
serves the city by air.
Lewiston was founded in 1861 in the wake of a
which began the previous year near
, northeast of Lewiston. In 1863 Lewiston became the
of the newly created
. Lewiston's stint as seat of the new territory's government was short-lived as a resolution, to have the capital moved from Lewiston to
, was passed by the Idaho Territorial Legislature on December 7, 1864.
Lewiston’s main industries are
products, and light manufacturing. Lewiston is home to
Lewis-Clark State College
, a public
college. Cultural activities in Lewiston include the Dogwood Festival, Hot August Nights, and the Lewiston Round Up.
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