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Welcome to the town of

AGUAS BUENAS , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Aguasbonenses
Patron:
Nuestra Señora de la Monserrate

The town of AGUAS BUENAS in Puerto Rico was founded in 1838 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 31,053 .
The zipcode is 00703

Housing units : 10412
Area in square miles
Total area
30.57
Water area
0.01
Land area
30.57
Density per square mile of land area
Population
949.8
Housing units
340.6

 

The Wards (Barrios) are:

Bairoa, Bayamoncito, Cagüitas, Jagüeyes, Juan Ascencio, Mulas, Mulitas, Sonadora, Sumidero.

Location of AGUAS BUENAS in the Map of Puerto Rico

Town Information

Aguas Buenas is a municipality of Puerto Rico located located in the Central Mountain Range, north of Cidra and Caquas; south of Bayamón, Guaynabo and San Juan; east of Comerio; and west of Caguas. Aguas Buenas is spread over 9 wards and Aguas Buenas pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city).

Town History

The town was founded in May 25, 1838 by Francisco Salas. [edit] Flag A blue triangle with the base at the hoist has a solitary white star, like the national banner. Two additional triangles appear in yellow and green colors. [edit] Coat of Arms The shield shows us the Virgin of Monserrate at the top right side, a Taino Indian at the top left side, a symbol of the original inhabitants of this region. At the bottom right side it has a cornucopia containing the native fruit of Aguas Buenas. In the left bottom side, there are four maracas and güicharo, typical instruments of the "jibaros" of Aguas Buenas and Puerto Rico. The crown consists of three towers.

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Reference: Wikipedia.org / census.gov / mapquest.com