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Welcome to the town of

GUAYNABO , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Guaynabeños
Patron:
San Pedro Mártir de Verona

The town of GUAYNABO in Puerto Rico was founded in 1769 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 102,525 .
The zipcode is 00970

Housing units : 36826
Area in square miles
Total area
27.31
Water area
0.18
Land area
27.13
Density per square mile of land area
Population
3,688.30
Housing units
1,357.50

 

The Wards (Barrios) are:

Camarones, Frailes, Guaraguao, Los Valcarcel,Hato Nuevo, Mamey, Pueblo Viejo, Río, Santa Rosa y Sonadora.

Location of GUAYNABO in the Map of Puerto Rico

Town Information

Guaynabo (pronounced as IPA: [?gwai'nabo]; also known as Guaynabo City or GC) is a municipality in the northern part of Puerto Rico located in the northern coast of the island, north of Aguas Buenas; south of Cataño; east of Bayamón; and west of San Juan. Guaynabo is spread over 9 wards and Guaynabo Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). Guaynabo is considered, along with neighbors San Juan and the municipalities of Bayamón, Carolina, Cataño, Toa Alta, Canovanas, Caguas, Toa Baja, and Trujillo Alto to be one of the cities of the Área Metropolitana (Metropolitan Area) of San Juan (the largest MSA in Puerto Rico; many Puerto Ricans erroneously consider it the only metropolitan area in the Commonwealth). The municipio has a land area of 70.26 km² (27.13 sq mi) and a population of 100,053 as of the 2000 census.

Town History

Guaynabo was founded in 1769, after a struggle to be divide from the municipality of Bayamón. Previously, the city was known as "Buinabo", name that means in Taíno "He aquí otro lugar de agua dulce" or "Have here another place of sweet water".

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