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Lewiston City Facts

CountryUSA (United States of America)
CountiesNez Perce County
Total Area17.2 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates46.4167° N, 117.0167° W
Time ZonePST (UTC−08:00)
Area Code208
Major ReligionRoman Catholic, Christian
MuseumsThe Bates College Museum of Art, The Museum of Lewiston-Auburn
Official Websitewww.cityoflewiston.org/

Tourist attractions:
  • Franco-American Heritage Center
  • Lost Valley Ski Area
  • The Colisee
  • Railroad Park
  • Festival Plaza
  • Auburn Municipal Beach
  • Mount Apatite Park
  • Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary

Lewiston is a city in the U.S state of Idaho. It was founded in 1861 and was named after the first European ancestry visitor Meriwether Lewis. In 1863, the city became the capital of Idaho Territory. After a decision to change the capital in 1864, it was shifted to Boise in 1865. Lewiston is the county seat and largest city in Nez Perce County. It is the second largest city in the Idaho Panhandle region and also the principal city of Lewiston.

Lewiston was primarily an industrial center and is located in southwest Maine, at the falls of the Androscoggin River. Lewiston and Auburn are often thought of as a single entity and jointly referred to as Lewiston-Auburn. Lewiston was settled in the year 1770 and was officially incorporated in 1795. In May 2004, the City of Lewiston started an ambitious plan for urban renewal near its downtown area. According to this plan the entire city was to be renovated and old nineteenth-century blocks were to be demolished.

Lewiston hotels offer all amenities needed for its guests. These hotels serve as host to all VIPs reaching the city. The special care they show for the customers make them unique. Ramada Inn Conference Center Lewiston, Super 8 Lewiston/Auburn, Motel 6 Lewiston, Morning Star Inn and Travel Inn are the hotels in the city that provide tailor made reception to its guests.

Some of the popular restaurants of lewiston include Nothing But the Blues Café, Dubois Café and Variety, Chopsticks Restaurant, Cathay Hut restaurant and Da Vinci's Eatery. Other famous restaurants are Black Watch Restaurant and Pub, Mac's Grill, Marco's Italian Restaurant, Sam's Italian Foods, Edward's Restaurant, Marois Restaurant, Cleopatra, Governor's Restaurant, Thai Elephant, South Sea Chinese Restaurant, Tim Horons, Canton Wok, Jade Garden Chinese Restaurant, Rock n' Robbins, Barnies Place, Angelo's Pizzeria and Restaurant, Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, Fran's Place, Heartland, Burger King, Blanchette's Pizza and Variety, Bill Davis Luncheonette, Barnie's Bar & Grill, Village Inn, Tin Tin Buffet, Pepper and Spice and Carriage House Café.

Places to Visit:
The Hells Canyon, the vast national forests, the Lewis-Clark Valley and Nez Perce Indian Reservation are the marvelous sights that can be seen only in Lewiston. A drive through the famous Spiral Highway on Lewiston Hill gives a wonderful view of the region. Jet boat excursions to Hells Canyon, overnight rafting and camping trips down the Snake River are a must while on the visit to the city. Tourists also visit Bates College Museum of Art and Marsden Hartley Cultural Center on their visit to the city.

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Last Updated On : March 19, 2013
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