STE. GENEVIEVE, MISSOURI HEATING AND COOLING SERVICES
Ste. Genevieve holds the county seat of Ste. Genevieve county. It is located by the Mississippi River and is sixty miles away from St. Louis. In the early 1700s, early settlers and French explorers were already in the area Ste. Genevieve would later become. Ste. Genevieve was the first permanent town in Missouri and was originally part of Illinois County. There are some disagreements over when Ste. Genevieve was founded, but most historians agree that it was founded in 1735.
The French owned the land when the town was founded and settlers were drawn to Ste. Genevieve due to its rich soil next to the Mississippi River. The main reason Ste. Genevieve was established because of its potential for growing crops though there were salt springs below Ste. Genevieve. The salt springs, located on Saline Creek, were used to preserve foods and animal hides making the salt an important commodity. The salt springs also drew french settlers to Ste. Genevieve.
All legal business took place in Kaskaskia. It was a French community like Ste. Genevieve which is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River. The legal business was conducted in Ste. Genevieve after Philippe de Rocheblave, a commander, took over in 1766.
Ste. Genevieve’s location was moved in 1785 due to excessive flooding that destroyed the old village. Fifteen years later give or take, the first commercial ferry in Ste. Genevieve was created. In 1803, the land that France owned was sold to the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase. Ste. Genevieve and surrounding towns were formed together in 1812 as one county by the United States. It now has a population of around 5,000 people and holds Ste. Genevieve County’s county seat. You can read more about Ste. Genevieve’s history here where we found all our information.
Partney Heating and Cooling offers several services such as repairing and installing air conditioners, furnaces, and ductwork. We even do ductwork cleaning. We work on both commercial and residential properties and have been serving St. Genevieve and surrounding towns for over two decades. Use the form below to contact us or schedule an appointment in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Give us a call and we won’t disappoint you!