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 Prairie Day - July 10 & 11, 2015


NEZPERCE COMMUNITY LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Wednesday - July 1, 2015 - 2:00 p.m.
Library - 602 4th


NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
Tuesday - July 14, 2015 - 5:30 p.m.
City Hall - 502 2nd







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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Special City Council Meeting - May 27, 2015

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           CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
SPECIAL MEETING
May 27, 2015
 

MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON May 27, 2015. 

PLACE:  Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave.

I.  THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 10:00A.M. 

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

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen William Harris, Jerry Elven, James Zenner (by phone); and Clerk Rhonda Schmidt.

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City of Nezperce, Idaho - Regular City Council Meeting - May 12, 2015

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            CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO
REGULAR MEETING
May 12, 2015
 

MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE NEZPERCE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEZPERCE, IDAHO, HELD ON May 12, 2015.  

PLACE:  Nezperce City Hall, 502 5th Ave. 

I. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY MAYOR BATEMAN AT 5:27 P.M. 

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

III. PRESENT were Mayor Steve Bateman, Councilmen William Harris (left meeting at 7:00PM), James Zenner, Jerry Elven and Mike Jensen; Maintenance Supervisor Craig Cardwell (entered the meeting at 5:30PM), Fire Chief Dave Kuther and Clerk Rhonda Schmidt, with guest Mary Bruder of the Lewis County Fair Board.