The twin-cities of the Androscoggin River, Lewiston and Auburn represent the second largest metropolitan region in the State.
Downtown: The Dominican Block
The Dominican Block is in the middle of the Riverfront Island, a downtown district undergoing an economic transformation.
A Substantial Workforce
Lewiston-Auburn is the center of the second largest Economic Region in the State of Maine.
Welcome to Lewiston-Auburn
Lewiston offers a diverse mix of successful business sectors, all thriving in the community. From top employers in the healthcare field like Central Maine Medical Center and St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, to warehousing and distribution facilities run by Wal-Mart, Fed-Ex and others. The work ethic and history of Lewiston is unprecedented. Other industries continue to thrive as well from Financial Services to Telemarketing Services, Hospitality and Food Services to Arts and Entertainment. Lewiston offers many amenities for Business Owners and, for employees, families and children.
Lewiston is also home to Bates College, consistently ranked among the top private colleges in America, as well as the University of Southern Maine Lewiston-Auburn, and Kaplan University.
When it comes to the Arts, the caliber and accessibility of the offerings in the L-A area are unparalleled in Maine for a community of its size. L-A was named one of the 100 Best Small Arts Communities in the country by John Muir Publications. The Public Theatre, acknowledged by many as Maine’s most successful equity theater, along with Community Little Theater and special productions by L-A Arts and area schools, produce a broad mix of performing arts. Concerts and other events are held at the Franco-American Heritage Center and smaller venues throughout the area. Regionally recognized events include: the Dempsey Challenge, L-A Film Festival, and Great Falls Balloon Festival.
Recreation is also a tremendous amenity for the area offering outdoor enthusiasts opportunities throughout the region. Centrally located, Lewiston is less than 30 minutes to the Ocean or just an hour to the ski resorts and mountains of western Maine. L/A Trails offers a great trail system locally to explore the outdoors and the Androscoggin River and presents some great fishing opportunities for beginners to expert fishing enthusiasts.