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Sainte Genevieve is a city in Sainte Genevieve County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Sainte Genevieve is 37.981N. The longitude is -90.041W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 384 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,463.


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Median household income
Local
$33,929
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sainte Genevieve demographic reports
Sainte Genevieve is on the Mississippi River.
Founded by French farmers who moved here from Illinois. Settlers moved to higher ground after a 1785 flood destroyed the community.

Grew as a shipping point for lead mined in the area.

Local festivals include:
  • Sainte Genevieve County Fair - July 13-15, 2007
  • Jours de Fete - Aug. 11-12, 2007
  • October Festival & Autumn Daze - Oct. 13-14, 2007
  • French Heritage Festival - June 8-9, 2007
  • Fort Kaskaskia Traditional Music Festival - Sept. 15-16, 18, 2007
  • Promenade de Arts - Oct. 12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sainte Genevieve web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Hawn State Park
Historic sites and museums: Felix Valle House State Historic Site, Bolduc House, Ste. Genevieve Museum, Great River Road Interpretive Center, Felix Valle House

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Ancestry & family history

45% of Sainte Genevieve residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sainte Genevieve ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sainte Genevieve was $17,361, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Sainte Genevieve residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Sainte Genevieve include Sainte Genevieve Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Sainte Genevieve, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $289.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.


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Libraries in Sainte Genevieve include Sainte Genevieve Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Sainte Genevieve include Sainte Genevieve Herald

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Sainte Genevieve County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sainte Genevieve political report.

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The average commute time for Sainte Genevieve workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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