St. Joe, Wisconsin

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St. Joe, Wisconsin
Unincorporated community
Looking east towards St. Joe, Wisconsin
Looking east towards St. Joe, Wisconsin
St. Joe, Wisconsin is located in Wisconsin
St. Joe, Wisconsin
St. Joe, Wisconsin
St. Joe, Wisconsin is located in the US
St. Joe, Wisconsin
St. Joe, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°51′15″N 88°11′21″W / 43.85417°N 88.18917°W / 43.85417; -88.18917Coordinates: 43°51′15″N 88°11′21″W / 43.85417°N 88.18917°W / 43.85417; -88.18917
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County  Fond du Lac
Elevation 289 m (948 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip codes 53079
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID [1]

St. Joe is an unincorporated community in the town of Marshfield in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, United States. The community is located on County Highway G in the northeast portion of the county, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northwest of St. Cloud and 3.5 miles (5.6 km) northeast of Mount Calvary. It is considered part of the Holyland.[2]

The Roman Catholic church in St. Joe

The first settlers came to the area from nearby Johnsburg in 1847. A Catholic parish was soon formed in the area, and mass was first held in a log cabin church in 1860. The present-day stone St. Joseph's Church was built in 1870. A creamery used to be in the area.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ http://www.townmarshfield.com/town-history
  3. ^ Ruth Shaw Worthing, The History of Fond du Lac County as Told by Its Place-Names Oshkosh, Wisconsin: Globe Printing, 1975. pg. 86.
  4. ^ "Pages in Commemoration of the Fiftieth Jubilee of St. Joseph's Church, St. Joseph, Wisconsin". Russ Zirbel, translator. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wifonddu/resources/church/stjoe_stjoe/stjoseph_stjoe.pdf