Rayón, San Luis Potosí
|Rayón, San Luis Potosí|
|Municipality and town|
Templo del Refugio
|State||San Luis Potosí|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central Standard Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)|
Spanish settlement in the area that became the municipality began in 1617 with the founding of a Franciscan mission by Fr. Juan Bautista Mollinedo and Fr. Juan de Cárdenas, The mission was called "San Felipe de los Gamotes". The mission was abandoned as the local Indians died out or fled to the mountains.
Notes and references
- "Estado de San Luis Potosí: Rayón". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México (in Spanish). Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. 2005. Archived from the original on 5 February 2007.
- "Rayón, San Luis Potosí". Pueblos de Mexico (in Spanish). Telepaisa. Archived from the original on 3 August 2018.
- Decree #61, article 26, (8 October 1827), San Luis Potosí state legislature.
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