St. Joseph, Kansas

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St. Joseph, Kansas
KDOT map of Cloud County (legend)
St. Joseph is located in Kansas
St. Joseph
St. Joseph
St. Joseph is located in the United States
St. Joseph
St. Joseph
Coordinates: 39°30′35″N 97°24′22″W / 39.50972°N 97.40611°W / 39.50972; -97.40611Coordinates: 39°30′35″N 97°24′22″W / 39.50972°N 97.40611°W / 39.50972; -97.40611[1]
CountryUnited States
StateKansas
CountyCloud
Founded1874
Elevation1,375 ft (419 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code785
FIPS code20-62325 [1]
GNIS ID473344 [1]

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

History[edit]

St. Joseph was founded after 1874 by its first Catholic pastor, Father Luois-Marie Mollier.[2] Its inhabitants were originally predominately Roman Catholics of French American heritage.[3]

St. Joseph had a post office between 1878 and 1901.[4]

Education[edit]

St. Joseph is part of the Clifton-Clyde Unified School District 224.[5] The school district includes Clifton, Clyde, Vining, Ames, St. Joseph, and nearby rural areas of Clay, Cloud, Washington, Republic 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.

Notable people[edit]

  • Louis Mollier (1846-1911), Roman Catholic priest from 1874 to 1911.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for St. Joseph, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
  2. ^ Biographical History of Cloud County, Kansas: Biographies of Representative ... - E. F. Hollibaugh - Google Books. Books.google.com. 1934-05-24. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
  3. ^ Robley, T. F. (1894). History of Bourbon County, Kansas: To the Close of 1865. Press of the Monitor book & printing Company. p. 71.
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 6 June 2014.
  5. ^ USD 224

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