Nez Perce County, Idaho

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Nez Perce County
Nez Perce County Courthouse in Lewiston, Idaho
Nez Perce County Courthouse in Lewiston, Idaho
Map of Idaho highlighting Nez Perce County
Location within the U.S. state of Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 46°20′N 116°45′W / 46.33°N 116.75°W / 46.33; -116.75
Country United States
State Idaho
FoundedFebruary 4, 1864
Named forNez Percé tribe
Largest cityLewiston
 • Total856 sq mi (2,220 km2)
 • Land848 sq mi (2,200 km2)
 • Water8.2 sq mi (21 km2)  0.85%
 • Total42,090
 • Density49/sq mi (19/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Congressional district1st

Nez Perce County (pron. Nezz Purse) is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2020 census, 42,090 people lived there.[1] The county seat and largest city is Lewiston.[2] The county is named after the Nez Perce tribe.

Communities[change | change source]

Cities[change | change source]

Census-designated place[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

  • Gifford
  • Jacques
  • Lenore
  • Myrtle
  • Southwick
  • Spalding
  • Waha

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Nez Perce County, Idaho". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 25, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.