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WELCOME TO NEZPERCE, IDAHO

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…

Statistical Data

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

 

IMPORTANT NOTICES/MESSAGES

NEZPERCE CITY HALL
606 MAPLE STREET
EMERGERY SERVICES BUILDING
PLEASE pay bills at the new location of
City Hall
606 Maple Street – Emergency Services Building
There is a drop box for your convenience

NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday
– June 11, 2019 – 6:30 p.m.
Council Chambers

City Hall – 606 Maple Street

Information From the City of Nezperce:
***FYI – RV PARK:   RESERVATIONS ARE ONLY TAKEN FOR PRAIRIE DAYS
& THE LEWIS COUNTY FAIR****
QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT CITY HALL: 208-937-1021

UPCOMING EVENTS
July 12-13 – Nezperce Prairie Days Poster 
2019 July 13 Prairie Days Parade Form

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.

Agenda for Upcoming Meeting
Meetings Minutes
Budget/Quarterly Financial Reports
Ordinances & Resolutions
Most Recent Report:

Drinking Water Report – 2018 Sampling Results
Second Quarter Financial Report March 31, 2019
First Quarter Financial Report December 31, 2018
Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2018
Annual Road & Street Financial Report

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
U.S. Census Bureau