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Lewistown is an unincorporated community located in the American state of Ohio, within Washington Township, Logan County. The community is the site of a former Shawnee settlement known by the same name, named after Shawnee leader Captain John Lewis. Nearby Indian Lake was once known as the Lewistown Reservoir, after this settlement. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated. ... Official language(s) None Capital Largest city Columbus Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq. ... Logan County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... The Shawnee, or Shawano, are a people native to North America. ... Arch at Russells Point. ...

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Geography

Location of Lewistown, Ohio

Lewistown is located at 40°25'39.6" North, 83°55'15.2" West (40.42768, -83.920893)GR1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


Demographics

Note: The following information applies to Zip Code Tabulation Area 43333, of which Lewistown is the central part. Mr. ...


As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 693 people, 255 households, and 193 families residing in the community. The population density for this area is not available at present. There are 273 housing units in this area. The racial makeup of the area was 98.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.0% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.0% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. 0.4% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 255 households out of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.12. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which generally forms the foundation of a family. ...


The population is spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.2 years. For every 100 females there were 102.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males.


The median income for a household in the community was $36,534, and the median income for a family was $61,458. Males had a median income of $37,396 versus $20,363 for females. The per capita income for the community was $20,187. 8.9% of the population and 12.0% of families were below the poverty line. 1.1% of those under the age of 18 and 11.1% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


History

The area around Lewistown was populated by several Native American tribes resettled as a result of the Treaty of Fort Meigs. This treaty, signed on September 29, 1817 also provided for the University of Michigan, as well as other grants. An Atsina named Assiniboin Boy Photo by Edward S. Curtis. ... The Treaty of Fort Meigs, also called Treaty of the Foot of the Rapids, was signed September 29, 1817 between the chiefs and warriors of the Wyandot, Seneca, Delaware, Shawnee, Potawatomi, Ottawa and Chippewa, tribes of native americans and the United States of America. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ...


Lewistown was the site of several treaties made between the United States and a combined party of Seneca and Shawnee. On July 20, 1831, James B. Gardiner, acting on behalf of U.S. President Andrew Jackson, signed a treaty with these Seneca and Shawnee which stipulated, in part: A treaty is a binding agreement under international law concluded by subjects of international law, namely states and international organizations. ... For other uses, see Seneca. ... The Shawnee, or Shawano, are a people native to North America. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Leopold I 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837), first governor of Florida (1821), general of the Battle of New Orleans (1815), a founder of the Democratic Party, and the eponym of the era of Jacksonian democracy. ...

The Seneca and Shawnee Indians, residing at and around Lewistown in the State of Ohio, in consideration of the stipulations herein made on the part of the United States, do for ever cede, release and quit claim to the United States, the lands granted to them by patent in fee simple by the sixth article of the treaty made at the foot of the rapids of the Miami river of Lake Erie, on the twenty-ninth day of September, in the year 1817 (September 29, 1817), containing forty-eight square miles, and described in said treaty as follows:—“Beginning at the intersection of the line run by Charles Roberts in the year one thousand eight hundred and twelve, from the source of the Little Miami river, to the source of the Scioto river, in pursuance of instructions from the commissioners appointed on the part of the United States, to establish the western boundary of the Virginia military reservation, with the Indian boundary line established by the treaty of Greenville in one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five from the crossings above Fort Lawrence to Loramie's store, and to run from such intersection, northerly, with the first mentioned line, so as to include the quantity as nearly in a square form as practicable, after excluding the section of land granted to Nancy Stewart.” And the said Senecas and Shawnees also cede to the United States, in manner aforesaid, one other tract of land, reserved for them by the second article of the treaty made at St. Mary's, in Ohio, on the seventeenth of September, in the year 1818 (September 17, 1818), which tract is described in said treaty as follows:—“Eight thousand nine hundred and sixty acres, to be laid off adjoining the west line of the reserve of forty-eight square miles at Lewistown.” [1]

The treaty also caused the resettlement of about 300 people in this group to "the western side of the Mississippi river", contiguous to lands reserved in previous treaties to Shawnee, Seneca, and Cherokee. A quit claim deed is a legal document by which a person releases or quits any claim that they may have had to property. ... The Maumee River at Grand Rapids, Ohio. ... Lake Erie, looking southward from a high rural bluff near Leamington, Ontario Lake Erie (pronounced ) is one of the five large freshwater Great Lakes in North America, which are among the largest in the world. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years). ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Roberts is a 56, 170 pound running back out of Sacramento State University, where he was a shining star on a beleaguered football team. ... ... Skyline of downtown Columbus, Ohio, viewed across the Scioto River. ... The Virginia Military District was an approximately 4. ... The Treaty of Greenville was signed on August 3, 1795 between a coalition of Native Americans (Indians) and the United States following the Native American loss at the Battle of Fallen Timbers. ... Fort Loramie is a village located in Shelby County, Ohio. ... St. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... An acre is an English unit of area, which is also frequently used in the United States and some Commonwealth countries. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The Mississippi River, derived from the old Ojibwe word misi-ziibi meaning great river (gichi-ziibi big river at its headwaters), is the second-longest river in the United States; the longest is the river Missouri River, which flows into the Mississippi. ... For other uses, see Cherokee (disambiguation). ...


In 1832, Henry Hanford purchased the settlement, along with 600 acres (2.4 km²). He relocated to Lewistown from New York. A mill was erected in 1835, followed in 1873 by a steam sawmill. In 1840, a "tavern" (actually more of an inn) began operation in the community. A distillery began operation in 1862, but was confiscated by the government when it failed to make tax returns. Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 141,205 km²  (54,520 sq. ... A grinding mill is a unit operation designed to break a solid material into smaller pieces. ... A steam engine is an external combustion heat engine that makes use of the thermal energy that exists in steam, converting it to mechanical work. ... This article or section should include material from Saw mill A sawmill is a facility where logs are cut into boards. ... Inns are establishments where travellers can procure food, drink, and lodging. ... Various distilled beverages in a Spanish bar A distilled beverage is a liquid preparation meant for consumption containing ethyl alcohol purified by distillation from a fermented substance such as fruit, vegetables, or grain. ...


Education

A school was founded in the community in 1833. This school was initially housed in a log cabin, but was moved to a frame building in 1840. The Lewistown special school district was founded in 1874; this district is now known as the Indian Lake Local Schools. Details of cabin corner joint with squared off logs A log cabin is a small house built from logs. ...


The Indian Lake Local Schools operate four schools in the northwestern part of Logan County. Of these, Indian Lake Middle School and Indian Lake High School are located close enough to Lewistown to be served by the post office there. (ZIP Code: 43333) Mr. ...


References

  1. ^ Treaty of Lewistown

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Lewistown, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (729 words)
Lewistown is an unincorporated community located in the American state of Ohio, within Washington Township, Logan County.
The area around Lewistown was populated by several Native American tribes resettled as a result of the Treaty of Fort Meigs.
Lewistown was the site of several treaties made between the United States and a combined party of Seneca and Shawnee.
Shawnee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1239 words)
After the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794, most of the Shawnee bands signed the Treaty of Greenville a year later, in which large parts of their homeland were turned over to the United States.
In 1817 the Ohio Shawnee signed the Treaty of Fort Meigs, ceding their remaining lands in exchange for three reservations in Wapaughkonetta, Hog Creek (near Ada) and Lewistown (here together with the Seneca).
Missouri joined the Union in 1821 and after the Treaty of St. Louis in 1825 the 1,400 Missouri Shawnees were forcibly relocated from Cape Girardeau (boot heel) to southeastern Kansas, close to the Neosho River.
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