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10 Interesting Facts About Lewiston, Idaho

Bindu swetha Nov 25, 2019
Located at the confluence of Snake River and the Clearwater River, the city of Lewiston, the second-largest city in northern Idaho, is known for its famous annual festivals and historic sites!

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From 1863 to late December 1864, Lewiston was the capital city of Idaho, before the status moved to Boise!

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Idaho's lowest point is Lewiston (738 ft) while the highest point is Mt. Borah (12,622 ft).
The Port of Lewiston, located at 465 river miles from the ocean, is the most inland seaport on the West Coast!

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Lewiston is believed to be named after the explorer Meriwether Lewis who traveled via Sacagawea to Astoria, Oregon on the Pacific Ocean.
The L/C valley (Lewiston and Clarkston) is home to many of the best welded aluminium boat manufacturers in the region.

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Walt Disney was married in Lewiston to Lillian Bounds who was brought up in the L/C area.
Lewiston is also famous as the hottest city in Idaho due to its lower elevation and surrounding small mountain ranges that hold heat.

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Annual festivals such as Lewiston Roundup, Dogwood Festival, the Art Under the Elms and the Nez Perce County Fair are held here.
Being a gateway to the famous Hells Canyon, one can take a jetboat from Lewiston to visit the Hells Canyon!
The city of Lewiston is the final stop on the nation's second-largest water transportation highway.