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
FROM THE CITY OF NEZPERCE
AND THE STATE OF IDAHO
IDAHO REBOUNDS –
GUIDELINES FOR OPENING UP IDAHO – 9 pages
(click on the above to go to read the guidelines)
The following information was taken from the Lewiston Morning Tribune – July 15, 2020
Public Health – Idaho North Central District
launches new online information tool (click here for more information that is contained in the web site)
idahopublichealth. com/district-2/novel-coronavirus (click here to go to Idaho Public Health website)
IDAHO COVID-19 HOTLINE AVAILABLE
AS OF MONDAY, MARCH 30
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) has announced a
toll-free number for Idahoans to call w/questions about COVID-19
or the Statewide Stay-Home Order. The number 1-888-330-3010
will be staffed Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Nezperce City Hall is now back to regular hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Monday-Thursday
Monday – August 10, 2020 – Time: 7:00 AM (NOTE MEETING DATE & TIME)
PLEASE KEEP PRACTICING “SOCIAL DISTANCING”.
Nezperce City Hall – 606 Maple Street
EMERGERY SERVICES BUILDING
PLEASE pay bills at City Hall
There is a drop box for your convenience
If anyone has an emergency with either sewer or water please
call the Public Works Supervisor at 208-937-2652 and leave a message.
For updates from the State of Idaho regarding coronavirus cases
see www.coronavirus.idaho.gov and go to www.cdc.gov
for more information from the Idaho North Central Public Health District.
2020 CENSUS INFORMATION
Lewis County Response Rate & Update Leave areas
Everyone needs to take the time to fill out the National Census online as this
helps the city, county and state with eligibility for federal grants and programs.
Due to the virus emergency, local census workers WILL NOT
be going door-to-door as originally planned.
2020 Census Updated Timelines
(click above for more information)
Lewis County Fair – September 24-27
Information From the City of Nezperce:
**NEW**ANIMAL COMPLAINTS: The City has received a lot of complaints in regards to barking
dogs. PLEASE remember, not everyone enjoys the sound of your barking dog as much as you do.
If you are home & hear your dog barking, try to quite them down.
The City has also been receiving a lot of complaints about cats using everything as a litter box, especially gardens. PLEASE, if you have a cat, keep it contained.
MOST BUSINESSES, ETC. HAVE OPENED WITH SOME RESTRICTIONS:
PRAIRE DAYS – July 10 & 11, 2020 – CANCELLED
NEZPERCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY NEW HOURS AS OF 6/25/2020
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY: CURBSIDE PICKUP 10:30-11:30 a.m.
LIMITED ACCESS BROWSING noon-5 p.m.
CURB SIDE PICKUP FROM 5-5:30 p.m.
NEZPERCE SENIOR CENTER, HOME DELIVERIES &
TAKE OUT – MONDAYS & THURSDAYS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
For menus and/or contact information, please check the Nezperce Senior Center
Facebook page, or City of Nezperce Calendar
THRIFT ON FIFTH – (CLOSED until further notice)
NEZPERCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Museum not open at this time)
FOR INFORMATION ON ANY OF THE ABOVE
CONTACT THE ENTITY YOU MAY HAVE QUESTIONS FOR.
Budget/Quarterly Financial Reports
Ordinances & Resolutions
Most Recent Report:
**NEW UPDATE**Third Quarter Financial Report June 30, 2020
Second Quarter Financial Report March 31, 2020
First Quarter Financial Report December 31, 2019
Fourth Quarter Financial Report September 30, 2019
Drinking Water Report – 2019 Sampling Results
The Nezperce Russell Cemetery District
Locations of the City of Nezperce, Mt. Calvery and Russell cemeteries
Alphabetical internment listings for the City, Mt. Calvery and Russell cemeteries
Plot Sale Form
History of the Nezperce Russell Cemetery District
MEMORIAL TILE ORDERS
Nezperce City Clerk Rhonda Schmidt will still take orders for
Prairie Day Tiles that are displayed in the Performance Pavillion in Memorial Park.
The tiles are 4″x 12″ and the cost is $50/tile.
To order: Contact Rhonda Schmidt, 208.937.1021 or by
email at email@example.com
Forms are available at Nezperce City Hall,
606 Maple Street.
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.