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Saint Joseph, Minnesota

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The location of Saint Joseph

Welcome to Saint Joseph ...

The city of Saint Joseph is located in Stearns County.

The location of Saint Joseph has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Saint Joseph: St. Joseph

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Saint Joseph has a population of 7,147 people<2> (see below for details).

Saint Joseph is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Saint Joseph lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Saint Joseph: (320)

The ZIP code for Saint Joseph: 56374<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Joseph had a population of 6,534 people. This makes Saint Joseph the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Saint Joseph represents 0.12% of the total population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,534 people, the population of Saint Joseph increased 39.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,681 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Saint Joseph had an population of 7,147 people. This is an increase of 9.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 52.68% since the 2000 Census).

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), Louisiana, Manitoba, Michigan, 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.

Websites for Saint Joseph ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saint Joseph. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Joseph.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Saint Joseph ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Saint Cloud   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the East (E) of Saint Joseph

Sauk Rapids   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Saint Joseph

Located in Benton County

Cold Spring   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Saint Joseph

Saint Augusta   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Saint Joseph

Albany   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Saint Joseph

Rockville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Saint Joseph

Clearwater   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Saint Joseph

Located in Wright County

Avon   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Saint Joseph

Richmond   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Saint Joseph

Rice   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Saint Joseph

Located in Benton County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Saint Joseph.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Stearns County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint Joseph.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Joseph - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Saint Joseph). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Joseph or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Joseph) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saint Joseph. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint Joseph

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Joseph. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5609, Longitude: -94.3074     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Joseph have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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