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St-Jo is a small town located in northern Texas near the Oklahoma border. The population is approximately 1,000 residents. Saint Jo lies at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82 and State Highway 59 about 20 miles west of Gainsville. It's within an hour and a half of Dallas/Fort Worth. The town of Saint Jo is home to a scenic historic downtown square, where all the buildings face a center plaza with a gazebo. It's a very historic town, with buildings dating back to 1873. One of the main attractions in town is the Old Stonewall Saloon, which was the first building erected in the town. According to tradition, the saloon was opened to accommodate thirsty trail drovers on their long cattle drives to Red River Station on the Chisholm Trail. A boarding house was atop the saloon. The building was purchased by H.D. Field Jr. in the 1950s and restored it to look exactly as it did in the late 1800s. Other things to do in the Saint Jo area include taking scenic drives and visiting area wineries. There are several golf courses near Saint Jo, as well as three lakes. Lake Nocona is northwest of the town, Moss Lake is to the east, and Lake Ray Roberts is southeast near the town of Sanger.

Surrounding areas: Valley View, Texas (25.1 mi), Whitesboro, Texas (35.5 mi), Lake Bridgeport, Texas (38.0 mi), Pilot Point, Texas (38.4 mi)

St Jo Vacation Rentals




St Jo Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Best Western Southwinds2103 North Ih-35Gainsville, TX22.7 mi.(940) 665-7737
Microtel Inn & SuitesRR #1 Box 682Thackerville, OK22.9 mi.(580) 276-4487
Hampton Inn & Suites4325 N Interstate 35Gainesville, TX22.9 mi.(940) 612-4300
Quality Inn600 Medal Of Honor BlvdGainesville, TX22.9 mi.(940) 665-8800
Super 81936 Ih-35Gainesville, TX22.9 mi.(940) 665-5599

St Jo Weather & Climate

Northeastern Texas , near the Oklahoma border, the climate is humid subtropical with hot summers and mild winters. The annual average precipitation is 29 inches, with an annual average snowfall of 6 inches. Most of the time, however, this region enjoys sunny weather that is typical of most of the state of Texas. Warm, dry winds from the north and west can cause summer temperatures to soar over 100 degrees. F. Tornadoes are possible, but it's too far from the Gulf of Mexico for hurricanes to be a significant threat. In winter, periods of extreme cold are rare. Snowfall remaining on the ground more than a few days is an uncommon occurrence in Texas. Freezing rain is a distinct hazard in northeast Texas, with nearly the same frequency as snow events.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 52°F 28°F 1.75 in. -
February 58°F 32°F 2.24 in. -
March 66°F 40°F 3.16 in. -
April 74°F 49°F 3.21 in. -
May 81°F 58°F 5.04 in. -
June 89°F 67°F 3.62 in. -
July 94°F 70°F 1.76 in. -
August 94°F 70°F 2.12 in. -
September 86°F 62°F 4.04 in. -
October 76°F 51°F 4.45 in. -
November 63°F 39°F 2.57 in. -
December 54°F 30°F 2.32 in. -

St Jo Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Grayson County airport (GYI) located about 48 miles east of St Jo in Sherman Denison, Texas, the Fort Worth Alliance airport (AFW) located approximately 50 miles south of St Jo in Fort Worth, Texas, the Dallas Fort Worth International airport (DFW) located roughly 61 miles south of St Jo in Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas, and finally Dallas Love Field (DAL) located around 70 miles southeast of St Jo in Dallas, Texas.

St Jo Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Sandy Lake Amusement ParkCarrolltonTX62.9 mi.
Six Flags Over TexasArlingtonTX70.5 mi.
Boardwalk Fun ParkGrand PrairieTX72.3 mi.
State Fair of TexasDallasTX75.6 mi.
SpeedZoneDallasTX75.6 mi.
 
Water Parks
Six Flags Hurricane HarborArlingtonTX70.5 mi.
Native Sun Water ParkLawtonOK80.3 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Turtle Hill Golf CourseMuensterTX9.3 mi.
Indian Oaks Golf ClubNoconaTX12.8 mi.
Nocona Hills Country ClubNoconaTX12.8 mi.
Top O the Lake Country ClubBowieTX20.8 mi.
 
State Parks
Lake Murray State ParkOK37.2 mi. 
 
Museums
Courthouse-On-The-Square MuseumDentonTX40.1 mi.(History)
Kell House MuseumWichita FallsTX57.7 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Fort Worth Zoological ParkFort WorthTX68.0 mi.
Dallas Aquarium at Fair ParkDallasTX75.6 mi.
Dallas World AquariumDallasTX75.6 mi.
Dallas ZooDallasTX75.6 mi.
Fossil Rim Wildlife CenterGlen RoseTX101.8 mi.


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