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Lewis County
Established: 3/3/1911

Parent County: Nez Perce

Co. Seat: Cities
Nez Perce: Craigmont, Kamiah, Reubens, Winchester

Established on March 3, 1911, the county is named after Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The
Nez Perce Indians made this area their home and knew no whites until the Expedition spent a month in the
Clearwater River Valley (near the town of Kamiah) after returning from the Pacific Coast in May 1806.

County Clerk:
County Courthouse, Nezperce, ID 83543-0039 Phone: (208) 937-2661 Fax: (208) 937-9234

IGS Publication: Fall 1998