UU Church of the Palouse, Moscow, Idaho.
Religious education enrollment: 47
Nearest UU congregation: 80 miles
Area population: 82,822
Enrollment at state universities in Moscow and neighboring Pullman, Wash.: 28,515
* A Unitarian discussion group began meeting in Pullman in 1945, and fellowships were organized in Pullman and Moscow in 1949. They merged in 1953 and incorporated in 1956. The congregation purchased a church in Moscow in 1985. Area population includes the combined 2010 U.S. Census figures for Whitman County, Wash., and Latah County, Idaho. 2010 enrollment figures for Univ. of Idaho (Moscow campus) and Washington State Univ. (Pullman campus). Map by Jamie Farrant/iStockphoto; illustration by Kathy Todd.
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