Josephine, North Dakota

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Josephine, North Dakota
Unincorporated community
Josephine, North Dakota is located in North Dakota
Josephine, North Dakota
Josephine, North Dakota
Location within the state of North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°56′23″N 99°18′50″W / 47.93972°N 99.31389°W / 47.93972; -99.31389
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Benson
Elevation 1,542 ft (470 m)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
GNIS feature ID 1029696[1]

Josephine is an unincorporated community in Benson County, North Dakota. Since its name was changed in 1901, the unincorporated community takes its name from physician Josephin Lindstrom Stickleberger, a resident of Oberon, though in its history, minister Jean Baptiste was its namesake before the name was changed for the first time to Jenin in order to honour Marie Jenin, a pioneer and missionary.[1]

References[edit]