the county seat of Lewis County, located on the Nezperce Prairie, a broad plateau in the eastern part of the county. The Clearwater River is located about 10 to 20 miles to the east and north. The Clearwater National Forest lies 26 miles northeast and the Nez Perce National Forest is 30 miles southeast.
Nearby cities include: Orofino 24 miles north, Grangeville 24 miles south, Kamiah 16 miles east and Lewiston 58 miles west. Nezperce is in the heart of the Nezperce Prairie. Extending beyond the City in all directions is the Nez Perce Indian Reservation. The City was named for the Nez Perce Indian Tribe – the name is French for “pierced nose”, although they did not practice nose-piercing. The Nez Perce’s name for themselves is Nimi’ipuu (pronounced Nee-Me-Poo), which means simply “the people” or “we the people”
more about the City of Nezperce…
|Population: 466*||Temperature Range (average) – Fahrenheit: **|
|Elevation: 3,202′||Spring: 29 to 63|
|Precipitation: 22″ **||Summer: 45 to 81|
|Average Snowfall: 45″ **||Fall: 28 to 71|
|Winter: 22 to 41|
* U.S. Census 2010 Population change since 2000: -10.9% Next U.S. Census 2020 (every 10 years) **Historical averages
NEZPERCE CITY HALL
EMERGERY SERVICES BUILDING
PLEASE pay bills at the new location of City Hall
606 Maple – Emergency Services Building
There is a drop box for your convenience
NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday – May 14, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.
City Hall – 606 Maple
Information From the City of Nezperce:
Building Permits are required PRIOR to work being done.
Demolition is okay but construction requires a building permit
within the Nezperce City Limits. Any questions, please contact
If doing major window replace project, this also falls under the
need for a Building Permit prior to the work.
**If you are doing a big project, you are required to get your
own dumpster – the roll-offs located by the Nezperce School
are not for large construction project debris.
Agenda for Upcoming Meeting
Budget/Quarterly Financial Reports
Ordinances & Resolutions
Most Recent Report:
Annual Road & Street Financial Report
Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2018
First Quarter Financial Report December 31, 2018
U.S. Census Bureau
Thursday – May 2 – Arbor Day Activities – (click to see more info) – Project
at Reader Board Park (across from Library/Community Center) followed by
Free lunch at Memorial Park for all & presentation of the
2018 Volunteer of the Year Award & Tree City USA Award.
Saturday – May 11 – City Wide Yard Sale Day – Forms are now available
at City Hall (or can be emailed to you) to be listed on the map that
will be available at various locations around town.
Airbridge Internet is planning to be available in the Nezperce area
with plans to place 3 towers. Additional information is expected
once plans are finalized.