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Welcome to Saint Joseph ...

The city of Saint Joseph is located in Lawrence County<1>.

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 829 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Saint Joseph.

Saint Joseph is 760 feet [232 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: (931)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Joseph had an population of 829 people. This is an increase of 6.01% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Joseph had a population of 782 people. This makes Saint Joseph the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Saint Joseph represents 0.01% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 252nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 782 people, the population of Saint Joseph decreased 5.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 829 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Joseph.

Adding Saint Joseph to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Saint Joseph elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saint Joseph on our Genealogy Page.

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, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec (3), South Dakota, 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.

  • Florence [Lauderdale County]
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    • Florence [Lauderdale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Saint Joseph
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,797 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<6>
  • Lawrenceburg [Lawrence County]
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    • Lawrenceburg [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Saint Joseph
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,035 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceburg<6>
  • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County]
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    • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Saint Joseph
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Grove
  • New Prospect [Lawrence County]
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    • New Prospect [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Saint Joseph
    • Estimated population in 2014: 6,880 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Prospect
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Loretto [Lawrence County]
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      • Loretto [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Saint Joseph
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loretto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto<6>
    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
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      • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Saint Joseph
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
      • Former name for Rogersville:
      • Rodgersville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<6>
    • Corning [Wayne County] - Historic
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      • Corning [Wayne County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Saint Joseph
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Killen [Lauderdale County]
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      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Saint Joseph
      • Estimated population in 2019: 955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<6>
    • Collinwood [Wayne County]
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      • Collinwood [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Saint Joseph
      • Estimated population in 2019: 944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collinwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinwood
    • Lexington [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Lauderdale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Saint Joseph
      • Estimated population in 2019: 709 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>

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. 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.

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About Lawrence County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saint Joseph. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lawrence County: www.co.lawrence.tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint Joseph.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Joseph - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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, 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 for your convenience: 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: 35.0328, Longitude: -87.5012       In this case, the coordinates for Saint Joseph have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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