San Patricio River

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San Patricio River
Country Puerto Rico
Municipality Ponce
Basin features
Main source Corcho, Utuado
1,917 feet (584 m)[1]
River mouth Cerrillos River
660 feet (200 m)[2]
Progression San Patricio
Maragüez
River system Río Bucaná
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Quebrada La Mocha
Physical characteristics
Length 6.3 km (3.9 mi)[3]
Map showing the location of Río San Patricio among the other rivers in the municipality. The area in pink represents the urban zone of the city

San Patricio River (Spanish: Río San Patricio) is a river in the municipality of Ponce, Puerto Rico. It is part of the Bucaná River river system via Cerrillos River. San Patricio is one of the 14 rivers in the municipality.

Origin[edit]

San Patricio River has its origin in the sector called Corcho, in the municipality of Utuado.[4]

Progression[edit]

The river's course is southward from Utuado and into barrio San Patricio of the municipality of Ponce. After progressing south through barrio San Patricio, the river enters barrio Maragüez also in the municipality of Ponce. From there it continues its southerly progression until it feeds into Río Cerrillos.[5]

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 18°07′04″N 66°36′25″W / 18.1177384°N 66.6068395°W / 18.1177384; -66.6068395[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maptest. Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. General Purpose Population Data, Census 2000. Unidad de Sistemas de Información Geográfica, Área de Tecnología de Información Gubernamental, Oficina de Gerencia y Presupuesto. Gobierno de Puerto Rico. Retrieved 24 October 2011.
  2. ^ Maptest. Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. General Purpose Population Data, Census 2000. Unidad de Sistemas de Información Geográfica, Área de Tecnología de Información Gubernamental, Oficina de Gerencia y Presupuesto. Gobierno de Puerto Rico. Retrieved 24 October 2011.
  3. ^ Maptest. Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. General Purpose Population Data, Census 2000. Unidad de Sistemas de Información Geográfica, Área de Tecnología de Información Gubernamental, Oficina de Gerencia y Presupuesto. Gobierno de Puerto Rico. Retrieved 24 October 2011.
  4. ^ Ponce en 1831. Sylvia Zavala Trias. In, "Antepasados Esclavos". Retrieved 11 October 2011.
  5. ^ Maptest. Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. General Purpose Population Data, Census 2000. Unidad de Sistemas de Información Geográfica, Área de Tecnología de Información Gubernamental, Oficina de Gerencia y Presupuesto. Gobierno de Puerto Rico. Retrieved 24 October 2011.
  6. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Río San Patricio