Saint Johns Colony, Texas

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Saint Johns Colony is an unincorporated community in Caldwell County, Texas, United States. Its elevation is 545 feet (166 m).[1] Saint John's Colony started with a group of Black farming families who purchased land here in the early 1870s. Since their leader was the Reverend John Henry Winn, the town was first called Winn’s Colony. After the building of the Saint John Missionary Baptist Church, the community was renamed. A school at Saint John's Colony was kept in operation through the mid 1960s. Many of the Colony's current residents are descendants of the original settlers. Today, fewer than 200 people live in the unincorporated community.


School[edit]

Saint Johns Colony is served by the Lockhart Independent School District.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 29°58′16″N 97°33′30″W / 29.97111°N 97.55833°W / 29.97111; -97.55833


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