San Nicolás de Carretas

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San Nicolás de Carretas
Town
San Nicolás de Carretas is located in the Municipality of Gran Morelos
San Nicolás de Carretas is located in the Municipality of Gran Morelos
San Nicolás de Carretas is located in Mexico
San Nicolás de Carretas
San Nicolás de Carretas
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 28°14′56″N 106°30′36″W / 28.24889°N 106.51000°W / 28.24889; -106.51000Coordinates: 28°14′56″N 106°30′36″W / 28.24889°N 106.51000°W / 28.24889; -106.51000
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Gran Morelos
Founded (mission) 1688
Population (2010)
 • Total 726
Town Fiesta 10 September

San Nicolás de Carretas is a town in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of Gran Morelos. As of 2010, the town had a population of 726.[1]

San Nicolás de Carretas was founded as a Franciscan mission in 1688.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gran Morelos". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Gran Morelos". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved 2008-10-05.