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)
NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday – August 9, 2021 – 7:00 a.m. (NOTE DATE & TIME)
Training Room – Nezperce City Hall – 606 Maple Street
EMERGERY SERVICES BUILDING
Nezperce City Hall is open for people to come inside.
PLEASE USE DROP BOX FOR PAYMENTS
If you have any questions, or need to talk/contact the clerk
call or text to 208-507-0658 or
by email at email@example.com
**UPDATED**Agenda for Upcoming Meeting
**UPDATED**Regular Meetings Minutes
If one has an emergency with either sewer or water
please call the Public Works Supervisor at 208-937-2652
and leave a message.
**NEW NOTICE** PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
FOR RESIDENTS OF NEZPERCE
Notice of Water Restrictions For the City of Nezperce
The following watering restrictions shall be implemented immediately:
Watering of gardens, etc. shall take place on the following schedule only:
HAND WATER only during the morning hours of 6:00a.m.-8:00a.m.
and evening hours of 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Hand water ONLY gardens, flowers and trees.
Watering of lawns will be on the following schedule.
***East of Oak Street – Even days of the MONTH; 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
***West of Oak Street – Odd days of the MONTH; 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
PLEASE, as water users in the City of Nezperce, be conscientious
of your indoor water usage as well.
Note this restriction is caused by a lack of conservation efforts,
draught conditions and a declining aquifer.
The above schedule shall remain in effect until further
order of the Nezperce City Council.
If you have any questions regarding this order please
call City Hall at 208-937-1021.
Dated: July 12, 2021
By: Order of the Mayor and Council of the City of Nezperce
*REMEMBER to get your 2021 Dog Tags.
They are available at Nezperce City Hall.
$35 for unneutered dog (See Resolution’s Page)
$5 for the 1st dog;
$10 for the 2nd dog; and,
$15 for the 3rd dog.
The City has a 3 dog limit.
***FYI – RV PARK: RESERVATIONS ARE ONLY TAKEN FOR PRAIRIE DAYS
& THE LEWIS COUNTY FAIR****
QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT CITY HALL: 208-937-1021
Lewis County Fair – September 30-October 3, 2021
Information From the City of Nezperce:
The Nezperce Russell Cemetery District
(Click on the above to go to the Cemetery Page)
MEMORIAL TILE ORDERS
Nezperce City Clerk Rhonda Schmidt will still take orders for
Memorial 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Forms are available at Nezperce City Hall,
606 Maple Street.