City of Nezperce, Idaho Est. 1895

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Statistical Data  
Population: 466 *
Elevation: 3,202 feet
Precipitation:  22 inches **
Average Snowfall: 45 inches **
Temperature Range (average) – Fahrenheit: **
Spring: 29 to 63
Summer: 45 to 81
Fall: 28 to 71
Winter: 22 to 41

* U.S. Census 2010 Population change since 2000: -10.9% **Historical averages

Nezperce, the county seat of Lewis County, is 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.

Orofino lies 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”

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IMPORTANT MESSAGES/NOTICES

City Minutes


NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday - October 10, 2017 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 5th St

(Click below to go to Ordinance No. 2017-9)

PASSED:  CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO - Ordinance No. 2017-9 - Annual Appropriations Ordinance


FIRE STATION PROGRESS MEETING
Tuesday - September 26, 2017 - 10:30 a.m.
City Hall - 502 5th St

Tuesday - September 13, 2017 - 5:30 p.m. City Hall - 502 5th St

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LEWIS COUNTY FAIR POSTER
September 28 - October 1, 2017
Nezperce, Idaho

LEWIS COUNTY FAIR PARADE ENTRY FORM
September 28 - October 1, 2017
Nezperce, Idaho

 

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Nezperce Prairie Day - July 6 & 7, 2018 

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - City Council Special Meeting August 28, 2017

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                                                                                       CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
                                                                                             SPECIAL MEETING
                                                                                                August 28, 2017

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON August 28, 2017.  

PLACE:  Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave. 

I.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 5:56 P.M. 

II. Pledge of Allegiance:  The pledge was led by Mayor Steve Bateman. 

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen Jerry Elven, Mike Jensen and Jim Zenner, Tyler Nelson was absent. Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Clerk Rhonda Schmidt.  Guests were Michelle Lyons and Jason Davis.

 

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Regularl City Council Meeting August 8, 2017

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                                                                                          CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
                                                                           PUBLIC HEARING AND REGULAR MEETING
                                                                                                     August 8, 2017 

MINUTES OF THE PUBLIC HEARING AND REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON August 8, 2017.  

PLACE:  Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave. 

I.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 5:50 P.M.  

II. Pledge of Allegiance:  The pledge was led by Mayor Steve Bateman. 

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen Jerry Elven, Tyler Nelson, Mike Jensen, James Zenner was absent, Fire Chief Dave Kuther, Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell and Clerk-Treasurer Rhonda Schmidt.  Guests in attendance were John Matheson and Tim Schmitz.