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Lewisburg is a city in Greenbrier County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Andrew Lewis, settler.

The latitude of Lewisburg is 37.801N. The longitude is -80.445W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,080 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,577.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$27,857
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lewisburg demographic reports
Lewisburg is in the Allegheny Mountains.
Former and merged names include:
· Fort Savannah
· Greenbrier Court House
Settlement was slowed by Indian attacks; settlers raised a militia and defeated the Indians in 1774.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • West Virginia State Fair - Aug. 10-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lewisburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Greenbrier Valley Theatre
Nearby parks & recreation: Greenbrier River Trail
Lewisburg attractions: Lost World Caverns
Historic sites and museums: North House Museum, Carnegie Hall Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Record low: The state's lowest temperature on record was reported here on Dec. 30, 1917, at -37 degrees

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Lewisburg residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lewisburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lewisburg was $22,139, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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31% of Lewisburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Lewisburg include Lewisburg Historic District, Maple Street Historic District, South Church Street Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lewisburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $998.


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Newspapers in Lewisburg include Lewisburg Mountain Messenger

TV stations in Lewisburg include WVNS.

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Greenbrier County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lewisburg political report.

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The average commute time for Lewisburg workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Lewisburg include Econo Lodge Fort Savannah, Rodeway Inn Lewisburg, Super 8.

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Lewisburg, WV

Pros: small town lets kids have freedom to play art minded community

Cons: thinks affordable housing is anything under 250,000 very very white genteel atmosphere- not enough cross culture of society.

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General info: gentrified colonial town

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