Lewis County, New York

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Lewis County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,087,[1] making it the fourth-least populous county in New York. Its county seat is Lowville.[2] The county is named after Morgan Lewis, the Governor of New York.[3] This county is part of New York's 21st congressional district.

Lewis County was founded in 1805.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved October 12, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 185.