Moscow is located in the beautiful and fertile Palouse region of north central Idaho. It is a safe, friendly community as well as a center for educational excellence. For recreationists, it is only a short drive from camping, mountain biking, snowmobiling, fishing, and skiing. With a nationally acclaimed Jazz Festival, Rendezvous in the Park, and summer theater, Moscow is a cultural haven. It is a place where those who visit often return to live.
2,534 feet above sea level
2012 census update shows 24,499 within city limits, and 38,184 in Latah County, including university students.
Mild with four distinctive seasons, warmest month is July with an average high of 85 degrees and average low of 48 degrees, coldest month is January with an average high of 35 degrees, and an average low of 22 degrees.
The University of Idaho represents the major economic activity in Moscow and surrounding area, followed by agriculture, timber, government and trade.