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)
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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.
**NEW**COVID-19 HELP NOW COMMUNITY RESOURCE **NEW**
NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING
**NEW**Monday – April 12, 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 wear a mask & follow social distancing
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.
*REMEMBER to get your 2021 Dog Tags.
They are available at Nezperce City Hall.
$5 for the 1st dog;
$10 for the 2nd dog; and,
$15 for the 3rd dog.
The City has a 3 dog limit.
Arbor Day – April 30, 2021
City Wide Yard Sale Day – May 8, 2021
Prairie Day – July 9th & 10th, 2021
Lewis County Fair – September 30-October 3, 2021
Information From the City of Nezperce:
DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS
OPEN/CLOSED AND/OR CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
LEWIS COUNTY COURTHOUSE – Call any of the following #s before making
the trip to make sure the office you want is open or to set up an appointment:
Lewis County Courts: 208-937-2251
Lewis County Sheriff’s Office: 208-937-2447
Lewis County Auditor’s Office: 208-3-937-2661
Lewis County Assessor’s Office: 208-937-2261
Lewis County Prosecutor’s Office: 208-937-2271
Lewis County Treasurer’s Office: 208-937-2341
NEZPERCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY/COMMUNITY CENTER,
Limited access & Curbside pickup
NEZPERCE SCHOOL – OPEN
NEZPERCE SENIOR CENTER – CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE –
Meals are being prepared by the Cottonwood Center & are
being delivered by volunteers
(For menus and/or contact information, please check the Nezperce Senior Center
Facebook page, or City of Nezperce Calendar)
NEZPERCE CLINIC – OPEN
THRIFT ON FIFTH – (Appointment – Until further notice)
NEZPERCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY – CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
FOR INFORMATION ON ANY OF THE ABOVE
CONTACT THE ENTITY YOU MAY HAVE QUESTIONS FOR.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Forms are available at Nezperce City Hall,
606 Maple Street.