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St. JO
"Ghost" town of 
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma

Location:  1 mile southwest of Wanette
Established:  January 11, 1897
Named for:  2 men named Joe

Joe Melot and Joe Brown owners of a cotton gin and grist mill across the river
were the namesakes of this little town.  No further information is known at this time.


Do you have photos of  St Jo, OK  that you would be willing to share so we can post them here?
Please email the Pott County Genealogy Club at
We would love to have pictures of each post office; schools; churches, people/families.


Source: "POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY OKLAHOMA HISTORY" compiled and edited by Pottawatomie County History Book Committee; published by Country Lane Press, Claremore, OK, 1987.