Nez Perce County, Idaho

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Nez Perce County, Idaho
Lewiston ID ,St. Stanislaus.JPG
St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Lewiston
Location within Idaho
Location within Idaho
Map of the United States highlighting Idaho
Idaho's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 4, 1864
Named forNez Perce tribe
Largest cityLewiston
 • Total856 sq mi (2,217 km2)
 • Land848 sq mi (2,196 km2)
 • Water8.2 sq mi (21 km2), 0.85%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)40,385
 • Density47.6/sq mi (18.4/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zonePacific: UTC−8/−7

Nez Perce County (pron. Nezz Purse) is a county in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, 39,265 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. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.