Barrio Quebrada Limón
Scene in Barrio Quebrada Limon at PR-502 near Km 2.0
Location of barrio Quebrada Limón within the municipality of Ponce shown in red
|• Total||2.67 sq mi (6.9 km2)|
|• Land||2.67 sq mi (6.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|• Density||301/sq mi (116/km2)|
|Source: 2000 Census|
Quebrada Limón is one of the 31 barrios of the municipality of Ponce, Puerto Rico. Along with Anón, Coto Laurel, Guaraguao, Marueño, Real, and San Patricio, and the coastal barrios of Canas and Capitanejo, Quebrada Limón is one of the municipality's nine bordering barrios. It borders the municipality of Peñuelas. It was founded in 1878.
Quebrada Limón is a rural barrio located in the western section of the municipality, northwest of the center of the city at Plaza Las Delicias, and at latitude 18.054552 N, and longitude -66.671163 W. The toponomy, or origin of the name, alludes to the narrow path between mountains oftentimes producing a stream or creek that runs down a glen.
Quebrada Limón is bounded on the North by the hills south of El Pecho Road and the hills north of Marungueyes Road, on the South by the hills north of Bello Road, and Clavel Street, on the West by hills east of PR-520, and on the East by the hills west of PR-502.
In terms of barrio-to-barrio boundaries, Quebrada Limón is bounded in the North by Marueño, in the South by Canas, in the West by barrios Tallaboa Alta and Rucio of the municipality of Peñuelas, and in the East by Marueño and Canas.
Features and demographics
Quebrada Limón is home to the communities of Pastillo Canas and Hacienda Josefa. Pastillo Canas is located in the southern section of the barrio, near barrio Canas' Pastillo community. The rest of Quebrada Limón is strictly rural.
The highest point in barrio Quebrada Limón stands at 984 feet over sea level and is located at the extreme northern end of the barrio.
Several streams make their way through this rural barrio, including the brook from which the barrio draws its name: Quebrada Limón (English: Limón Brook). A section of Rio Pastillo also winds its way through the barrio. In fact, Limon Brook feeds into Río Pastillo. 
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