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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>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Saint Joseph, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1888.

A typical abbreviation for Saint Joseph: St. Joseph

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Joseph has a population of 819 people<3> (see below for details).

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 area code for Saint Joseph: (931)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Joseph had an population of 819 people. This is an increase of 4.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.21% since the 2000 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 (with a count of 829 people).

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

Communities Also Named Saint Joseph ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence is located in Lauderdale County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,166 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence <5>
  • Lawrenceburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Liberty Grove
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Grove
    • Liberty Grove is located in Lawrence County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
  • New Prospect
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for New Prospect
    • New Prospect is located in Lawrence County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 6,880 people
  • Loretto
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Loretto
    • Loretto is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto <5>
  • Rogersville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
    • Rogersville is located in Lauderdale County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,293 people
    • Former name for Rogersville:
    • Rodgersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville <5>
  • Corning ‑ Historic
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
    • Corning is located in Wayne County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,210 people
  • Killen
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Killen
    • Killen is located in Lauderdale County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 962 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen <5>
  • Collinwood
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Collinwood
    • Collinwood is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 932 people
  • Saint Florian
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Florian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Florian
    • Saint Florian is located in Lauderdale County (AL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people

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.

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Saint Joseph was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Saint Joseph in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Saint Joseph.

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 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>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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