San Martín de Hidalgo Municipality, Jalisco

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San Martín de Hidalgo Municipality
Municipio de San Martín de Hidalgo
Municipality
Official seal of San Martín de Hidalgo Municipality
Seal
Coat of arms of San Martín de Hidalgo Municipality
Coat of arms
Motto: Piensa, progresa
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Location of the municipality in Jalisco
Coordinates: 20°26′06″N 103°55′43″W / 20.43500°N 103.92861°W / 20.43500; -103.92861Coordinates: 20°26′06″N 103°55′43″W / 20.43500°N 103.92861°W / 20.43500; -103.92861
Country  Mexico
State  Jalisco
Region Valles
Established 1823
Government
 • Municipal President Juana Ceballos Guzmán (PRI-PVEM)
Area
 • Municipality 344.16 km2 (132.88 sq mi)
 • Water 5.39 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
 • Urban 2.72 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Municipality 26,306
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym Sanmartínense
Time zone Central Standard Time (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central Daylight Time (UTC-5)
Website Official website

San Martín de Hidalgo Municipality (Spanish: Municipio de San Martín de Hidalgo) is a municipality located in the Región Valles of the state of Jalisco, Mexico.[1] As of 2010, the population was 26,306. The municipal seat is San Martín de Hidalgo. Other administrative communities include 5 delegations and 18 agencies.[1]

History[edit]

The municipal council was established in 1823.[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality is situated in the Valley of Ameca and the Sierra de Quila, of the Mexican state of Jalisco. In the 2010 census, its population totaled 24,127 inhabitants. The municipal seat is San Martín de Hidalgo, and its boroughs are El Crucero de Santa María, El Salitre, El Tepehuaje de Morelos, Buenavista de Cañedo, and Santa Cruz de las Flores. The municipality covers an area of 324.57 km². As of 2010, the municipality had a total population of 26,306.

Bordering the adjacent municipalities of Teuchitlán on the north, Ameca on the west, Tecolotlán on the south and Cocula on the east.

In territorial means, the municipality is divided into six regional subcommittees all chaired by the municipal seat, they are El Crucero de Santa María, El Salitre, El Tepehuaje de Morelos, Buenavista de Cañedo, and Santa Cruz de las Flores.[2] Each of these Municipal Delegations serve as the regional seats for other smaller communities called Municipal Agencies.

Communities and populations[edit]

Name 1900 census 2000 census 2005 census 2010 census
San Martín de Hidalgo 3,243 7,464 7,001 8,092
El Crucero de Santa María _ 3,356 3,228 3,175
El Salitre 716 2,924 2,434 2,708
El Tepehuaje de Morelos 771 2,523 2,163 2,245
Buenavista de Cañedo 672 2,363 2,001 2,163
Santa Cruz de las Flores 698 1,931 1,397 1,531
Trapiche de Abra 157 1,235 1,115 1,280
Labor de Medina 295 882 863 863
Los Guerrero 238 801 674 724
Ipazoltic 676 531 510 533
San Jerónimo (Los Barbosa) 360 465 341 355
San Isidro Palo Verde 144 340 341 347
Jesús María (El Zapote) 468 301 278 319
Lázaro Cárdenas _ 296 235 297
Los Vergara 131 303 269 281
San Jacinto 349 298 227 269
Camajapita 406 _ 280 238
Venustiano Carranza _ _ 93 199
Santa Rosa del Jilguero 84 _ 47 161
Río Grande _ _ 234 141
San Jacintito (El Ranchito) _ _ 119 122
Lagunillas 236 _ 94 106
Mesa del Cobre 209 _ 54 44
El Cobre 101 _ 36 36

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jalisco - San Martin Hidalgo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios y Delegaciones de México. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Se Integra el COPLADEMUN". H. Ayuntamiento San Martín Hgo. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 

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