Open main menu

Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Lewiston (Idaho)

LEWISTON, a city of Idaho, the county-seat of Nez Perce co. It is at the junction of the Snake and Clearwater rivers, and on the Northern Pacific and the Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation lines. It is the center of an important mining and wheat and fruit growing district. Its industries include flour and box-making mills. It is the seat of the State normal school and a United States Weather Bureau station. It has a hospital, a public library, and other public buildings. Pop. (1910) 6,043; (1920) 6,574.