St. Joseph, Kansas

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St. Joseph is a rural unincorporated community in Cloud County, Kansas, United States.[1]

History[edit]

St. Joseph was founded by Father Mollier. Its inhabitants were originally predominately Roman Catholics of French American heritage.[2]

St. Joseph had a post office between 1878 and 1901.[3]

Education[edit]

St. Joseph is part of the Clifton-Clyde Unified School District 224.[4] The school district includes Clifton, Clyde, Vining, Ames, St. Joseph, and nearby rural areas of Clay, Cloud, Washington counties. The district has three schools:

  • Clifton-Clyde Senior High School, located in Clyde.
  • Clifton-Clyde Middle School, located in Clifton.
  • Clifton-Clyde Grade School, located in Clifton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: St. Joseph, Kansas
  2. ^ Robley, T. F. (1894). History of Bourbon County, Kansas: To the Close of 1865. Press of the Monitor book & printing Company. p. 71. 
  3. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  4. ^ USD 224

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Coordinates: 39°30′35″N 97°24′22″W / 39.50972°N 97.40611°W / 39.50972; -97.40611