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Location of Lewistown, Missouri
|• Total||0.49 sq mi (1.28 km2)|
|• Land||0.49 sq mi (1.28 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||720 ft (220 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,038.54/sq mi (400.92/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0735689|
Lewistown is a city in Lewis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 521 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is located on Missouri Route 6 near the junction of Route 6 with Missouri Route 16. Lewistown is in the Lewis County C-1 school district.
Lewistown was platted in 1871 when the railroad was extended to that point. The community took its name from Lewis County. A post office called Lewiston was established in 1872, and the name was changed to Lewistown in 1897.
The Quincy, Missouri, and Pacific Railroad Station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Lewistown is located at(40.085331, -91.812794).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 534 people, 244 households, and 144 families living in the city. The population density was 1,112.5 inhabitants per square mile (429.5/km2). There were 288 housing units at an average density of 600.0 per square mile (231.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 1.1% African American, and 0.4% from two or more races.
There were 244 households, of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.0% were non-families. 37.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.91.
The median age in the city was 41 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 27.9% were from 45 to 64; and 17% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.
In Spanish: Lewistown (Misuri) para niños
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