Ocampo, Chihuahua

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Ocampo
City
Ocampo is located in Mexico
Ocampo
Ocampo
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°51′N 106°15′W / 28.850°N 106.250°W / 28.850; -106.250Coordinates: 28°51′N 106°15′W / 28.850°N 106.250°W / 28.850; -106.250
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Ocampo
Population (2010)
 • Total 527

Melchor Ocampo, more commonly simply Ocampo is a town and seat of the municipality of Ocampo, in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua.[1] As of 2010, the town had a population of 527.[2]

Originally settled as Jesús María, in 1861 it changed its name to honour recently assassinated Melchor Ocampo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía. Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER). Retrieved on October 19, 2008
  2. ^ "Ocampo". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.