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Saint Joseph, Louisiana
Welcome to Saint Joseph ...
The location of Saint Joseph has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Saint Joseph: St. Joseph
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Joseph has a population of 972 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Saint Joseph.
Saint Joseph is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Saint Joseph lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Saint Joseph: (318)
The ZIP code for Saint Joseph: 71366<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Joseph had an population of 972 people. This is a decrease of 17.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.46% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Joseph had a population of 1,176 people (or 22.39% of the total population of Tensas Parish). This makes Saint Joseph the parish's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Saint Joseph represents 0.03% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 155th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,176 people, the population of Saint Joseph decreased 12.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,340 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Joseph.
Communities Also Named Saint Joseph ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 35 communities that are also named Saint Joseph - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec (3), South Dakota, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wisconsin (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saint Joseph.
Communities near Saint Joseph ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Saint Joseph.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saint Joseph. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Joseph.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint Joseph. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Saint Joseph.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Joseph. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Saint Joseph.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Joseph ...
Looking for more information about Saint Joseph? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Saint Joseph, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saint Joseph.
Adding Saint Joseph to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Saint Joseph in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Saint Joseph was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Saint Joseph on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Louisiana (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saint Joseph on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022