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Lewis County, Washington

360 NW North St
Chehalis, WA 98532
Phone: (360) 748-9121
Fax: (360) 748-1639
fortress.wa.gov/lewisco/home

In southwestern WA, south of Tacoma; original county; organized Dec 21, 1845 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), co-leader of the Lewis and Clark expedition (1804-06)

Area (sq mi):: 2436.26 (land 2407.64; water 28.63) Population per square mile: 30.10
Population 2005: 72,449 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 5.60%; 1990-2000 15.60% Population 2000: 68,600 (White 90.60%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 5.40%; Asian 0.70%; Other 6.00%). Foreign born: 4.10%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,082; median household $35,511; Population below poverty level: 14.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,246-$23,694
Unemployment (2004): 8.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 25.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Centralia (15,250)

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    Lewis County, Tennessee

    110 N Park St Rm 108
    Hohenwald, TN 38462
    Phone: (931) 796-3378
    Fax: (931) 796-6010
    www.lewisedc.org

    In west-central TN, southwest of Nashville; organized Dec 21, 1843 from Hickman, Maury, Wayne, and Lawrence counties. Name Origin: For Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), co-leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-06)

    Area (sq mi):: 282.48 (land 282.09; water 0.38) Population per square mile: 40.50
    Population 2005: 11,435 State rank: 85 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 22.90% Population 2000: 11,367 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $14,664; median household $30,444; Population below poverty level: 13.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,536-$19,054
    Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.40% Median travel time to work: 28.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lewis County, New York

    PO Box 232
    Lowville, NY 13367
    Phone: (315) 376-5333
    Fax: (315) 376-3768
    lewiscountyny.org

    In north-central NY, east of Syracuse; organized Mar 28, 1805 from Oneida County. Name Origin: For Morgan Lewis (1754-1844), officer in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, NY legislator, and governor (1804-07)

    Area (sq mi):: 1289.89 (land 1275.42; water 14.47) Population per square mile: 20.80
    Population 2005: 26,571 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 26,944 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 36.80
    Income 2000: per capita $14,971; median household $34,361; Population below poverty level: 13.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,615-$20,608
    Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.90% Median travel time to work: 21.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 33.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lewis County, Missouri

    100 Lafayette St
    Monticello, MO 63457
    Phone: (573) 767-5205
    Fax: (573) 767-8245

    On the northeastern border of MO, northeast of Columbia; organized Jan 2, 1833 from Marion County. Name Origin: For Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), co-leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-06)

    Area (sq mi):: 510.85 (land 505.01; water 5.85) Population per square mile: 20.20
    Population 2005: 10,186 State rank: 88 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 2.60% Population 2000: 10,494 (White 95.60%; Black or African American 2.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 36.00
    Income 2000: per capita $14,746; median household $30,651; Population below poverty level: 16.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,969-$19,851
    Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lewis County, Idaho

    510 Oak St Rm 1
    Nezperce, ID 83543
    Phone: (208) 937-2251
    Fax: (208) 937-9233
    www.lewiscountyid.org

    In central-western ID, southeast of Lewiston; organized Mar 3, 1911 from Nez Perce County. Name Origin: For Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), co-leader of the Lewis and Clark expedition (1804-06)

    Area (sq mi):: 479.81 (land 479.04; water 0.77) Population per square mile: 7.80
    Population 2005: 3,750 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 3,747 (White 91.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 7.00%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 42.50
    Income 2000: per capita $15,942; median household $31,413; Population below poverty level: 12.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,829-$23,651
    Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.90% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lewis County, Kentucky

    514 2nd St
    Vanceburg, KY 41179
    Phone: (606) 796-2722
    Fax: (606) 796-0822

    On northeastern border of KY, west of Ashland; established Dec 2, 1806 from Mason County. Name Origin: For Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), co-leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-06)

    Area (sq mi):: 495.70 (land 484.49; water 11.21) Population per square mile: 28.60
    Population 2005: 13,872 State rank: 81 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.60%; 1990-2000 8.20% Population 2000: 14,092 (White 98.60%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.10%. Median age: 35.90
    Income 2000: per capita $12,031; median household $22,208; Population below poverty level: 28.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $14,269-$15,328
    Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.80% Median travel time to work: 35.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Lewis County, West Virginia

    110 Center Ave PO Box 87
    Weston, WV 26452
    Phone: (304) 269-8215
    Fax: (304) 269-8202
    www.stonewallcountry.com

    In north-central WV, south of Clarksburg; organized Dec 18, 1816 from Harrison and Randolph counties. Name Origin: For Charles Lewis (?-1774), a soldier killed during the Revolutionary War

    Area (sq mi):: 389.75 (land 382.14; water 7.61) Population per square mile: 45.00
    Population 2005: 17,199 State rank: 33 Population change: 2000-20005 1.70%; 1990-2000 -1.80% Population 2000: 16,919 (White 98.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 40.10
    Income 2000: per capita $13,933; median household $27,066; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,675-$21,486
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 25.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.80%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Sergeant David Parks of the Lewis County, West Virginia, Sheriff's Office, while off duty visiting family, noticed thick black smoke bellowing from the second floor of a nearby residence.