San José de Bocay is a municipality in the Jinotega department of Nicaragua.
With an area of 3,990.40 km², the municipality of San José de Bocay was created on March 13, 2002, as a result of the division of the El Cuá-Bocay municipality. As of 2006, San José de Bocay is the newest municipality in Nicaragua.
Since 1989 San José de Bocay has had a sister-city relationship with Blacksburg, Virginia.
Coordinates: 13°32′N 85°32′W / 13.533°N 85.533°W / 13.533; -85.533