Lewistown is a borough in and the county seat of Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States. It lies along the Juniata River, 61 miles (98 km) northwest of Harrisburg. The number of people living in the borough in 1900 was 4,451; in 1910, 8,166; in 1940, 13,017; and in 2000, 8,998. The population was 8,338 at the 2010 census. It is the principal borough of the Lewistown Micropolitan Statistical Area. Of the four communities in the United States named "Lewistown", this borough is the largest.
The Borough of Lewistown is served by the Mifflin County School District. It is also home to the only local Catholic Elementary school, Sacred Heart of Jesus, which educates children of any religion in grades K-5. Mifflin-Juniata Career and Technology Center located in Lewistown provides post high school degrees in nursing, auto mechanics, electrical services, and numerous other technology driven careers. In the 2011-2012 school year, Lewistown High School is supposed to combine with its rival school Indian Valley. The Lewistown branch of the South Hills School of Business and Technology offers associates degrees and other certifications in various areas of business and technology. The Lewistown Hospital offers a School of Nursing. The Penn State Learning Center in Lewistown offers credit and non-credit courses through Continuing Education and personal enrichment classes through Cooperative Extension. For the fall semester of 2009, the Learning Center opened a health and science lab. This lab was developed out of a partnership between Penn State, Lewistown Hospital, and the Mifflin-Juniata Career and Technical Center.
- Lewistown (Amtrak station)
- Fullington Trailways