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)
Message from the Governor’s Office Stage 3 (5 Pages) AS OF FEBRUARY 2, 2021
STATE OF IDAHO
IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE STAY HEALTHY GUIDELINES
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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.
IDAHO COVID-19 HOTLINE AVAILABLE
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 PUBLIC HEARING
**NEW**Monday – March 1, 2021 – 6:00 p.m. (NOTE MEETING 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
If one has an emergency with either sewer or water
please call the Public Works Supervisor at 208-937-2652
and leave a message.
KEEP ROADS CLEAR FOR SNOW PLOWS
PLEASE KEEP THE RIGHT-OF-WAY CLEAR
SO THE SNOW PLOWS CAN GET THROUGH.
ALSO, PLEASE MOVE BACK YOUR GARBABE TOTES
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AGTER PICKUP IN CASE THE PLOWS
HAVE TO GO THROUGH.
Information From the City of Nezperce:
DUE TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS
OPEN/CLOSED AND/OR CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:
NEZPERCE CITY HALL, APPOINTMENT ONLY
LEWIS COUNTY COURTHOUSE – no walk-in traffic – APPOINTMENT ONLY
NEZPERCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY/COMMUNITY CENTER,
Limited access & Curbside pickup
NEZPERCE SCHOOL – OPEN
NEZPERCE SENIOR CENTER – OPEN & HOME DELIVERY
(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.