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- Created 2012-03-15
is a city in
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, up from 30,904 in 2000.
Lewiston is located at the confluence of the
, thirty miles (50 km) southeast 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 first
of the newly created
. Its stint as seat of the new territory's government was short-lived, as a resolution to have the capital moved south 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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