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Overview

Introduction to Lewisville, North Carolina

Lewisville, North Carolina, in Forsyth county, is 9 miles W of Winston-Salem, North Carolina (center to center) and 64 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Greensboro - - Winston - Salem - - High Point metropolitan area.

Lewisville History

In the 1770s, this area served as an overnight stop for travellers along the Great Wagon Road that connected Pennsylvania, Virginia, and North Carolina. In the 19th century, a community was established by Moravian settlers including Lewis Laugenour, who established his home in the late 1850s. When he donated land for the development of the town, the community was named "Lewisville" in his honor. Roller Mill was constructed in 1910, and played a significant role in the development of the community. Lewisville was officially incorporated in 1991.

Lewisville and Nearby Attractions

  • Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
  • Reynolda House
  • Pilot Mountain State Park
  • North Carolina Zoo
  • Greensboro Arboretum

Things To Do In Lewisville

Old Salem, a restored 18th century Moravian settlement, is a popular attraction in the area. Sciworks, a science center, includes a 15-acre environmental park and a planetarium. Historic Bethabara Park, Reynolda House, and Korner's Folly are historic sites within 20 miles of Lewisville. The town also offers easy access to popular destinations like the Emerald Pointe Water Park, the North Carolina Zoo, and the Greensboro Arboretum. Facilities for paddle boating, canoeing, fishing, picnicking, camping, hiking, and rock climbing, are available at the Pilot Mountain State Park, and Tanglewood Park.

Lewisville Transportation

Piedmont Triad International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Lewisville Higher Education

Colleges close to Lewisville are Forsyth Technical Community College, Wake Forest University, Winston - Salem State University, and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,356
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens16.2%
Employed Population 16+6,482
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married65.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.3%
Median Earnings25+$42,198
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,078
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,770

Wealth

Median Family Income$89,534
% Above Poverty Level93.9%
% Below Poverty Level6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone18.8%
Median Gross Rent$819
Median House Value$185,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.2%
German17%
English16.7%
Irish11.9%
Scottish4.2%
Italian3.4%
Polish2.2%
Norwegian1.4%
French Except Basque1.4%
Dutch1.2%
Greek0.7%
Ukrainian0.6%
Slovak0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
African0.2%
Russian0.2%
Swedish0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Lewisville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Forsyth County
Standard Zip Codes27023
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.09
Approximate Longitude-80.4

Lewisville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationYADKINVILLE 6 E
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp25 to 47 F
Apr Temp41 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip45.6 inches
StationLEXINGTON
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 73 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip45.4 inches
StationDANBURY 5 SE
Distance25.8 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 71 F
Annual Precip48 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bermuda Run2,556$85,862
Bethania356$63,125
Clemmons19,536$84,679
East Bend440$45,750
Tobaccoville2,549$75,250
Winston-Salem238,474$53,105

Lewisville Public Schools

Lewisville Elementary
150 Lucy Lane
ZIP: 27023
(336) 703-4224
Primary
Total Enrollment 609

Lewisville Private Schools

Forsyth Country Day School
5501 Shallowford Rd
ZIP: 27023
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 814
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