Saint Joseph, Trinidad and Tobago

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St. Joseph
St. Joseph is located in Trinidad and Tobago
St. Joseph
St. Joseph
Location in Trinidad and Tobago
Coordinates: 10°39′25″N 61°25′50″W / 10.65694°N 61.43056°W / 10.65694; -61.43056Coordinates: 10°39′25″N 61°25′50″W / 10.65694°N 61.43056°W / 10.65694; -61.43056
Country Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg Trinidad and Tobago
Regional Corporation San Juan-Laventille
Population (2006)
 • Total 4,900
Mohammed Ali Jinnah Memorial Mosque

St. Joseph (founded 1592 by Antonio de Berrio) is the oldest town in Trinidad and Tobago. Originally named San José de Oruña, it served as the capital of Spanish Trinidad between 1592 and 1783.

St. Joseph is not an incorporated municipality. It falls within the San Juan-Laventille Regional Corporation.

Today it is the home of several different schools, including St. Joseph's Convent, St. Joseph, St. Joseph Boys Roman Catholic School, St. Joseph Girls Roman Catholic School, St. Joseph Government School, St. Joseph College and St. Xavier's Preparatory School.