Lewistown, Maryland

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Lewistown is an unincorporated community in Frederick County, Maryland, United States.[1] Lewistown Elementary school, part of Frederick County Public Schools, is located in Lewistown. There has been a school in the town since the 19th century.[2]

It has been home to station 22, Lewistown Volunteer Fire Company, since 1970 when the community purchased the first diesel engine in the county. Today, the Fire department has 6 different apparatus, Engine Tanker 224, Engine 221, Tanker 22, Brush 226, Utility 22, and Ambulance 229. The Fire station is staffed by volunteers from the community and two paid employees by the county. Currently the fire Departments Chief is Vicky Martain.[3]

On 23 June 1863 General John F. Reynolds' I Corps marched through Lewistown on their way to Gettysburg in pursuit of the Confederate army.[4]


  1. ^ "Geographic Names Information System". Lewistown (Populated Place). U.S. Geological Survey. 2009-01-29. 
  2. ^ "About LES: At a Glance". Lewistown Elementary. FCPS. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Welcome to Lewistown Volunteer Fire Company #22". www.lewistownfire.org. Retrieved 2015-09-07. 
  4. ^ "I Corps' Muddy March". THE HISTORICAL MARKER DATABASE. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 

Coordinates: 39°32′15″N 77°24′56″W / 39.53750°N 77.41556°W / 39.53750; -77.41556