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
If your alley looks like it is unpassable for a garbage truck,
you may want to try to get your garbage tote to the
street area for pickup.
The snow & ice has made it hard for the trucks to get
through some alleys & so garbage totes have been missed
during the Thursday morning pickup.
If you usually put your tote in the alley & it was missed
you are asked to try getting set out on the street.
After pickup please move the tote back as soon as
possible in case the snow plows need to clear.
KEEP THINGS CLEAR FOR PLOWS
With the return of winter snows, people are reminded
to please keep areas clear for the snow plows to get through.
NEZPERCE CITY HALL HAS MOVED
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
NOTE MEETING ADDRESS CHANGE
EMERGENY SERVICES BUILDING COUNCIL CHAMBERS
NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Monday – April 9, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.
City Hall – 606 Maple
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
March 14 – Nezperce High School HOSA Students Red Cross Blood Drive – High School Gym – Contact School for Call back to Set Up Appointment