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Welcome to the town of

TRUJILLO ALTO , Puerto Rico
People are know as
Trujillanos
Patron:
La Santa Cruz

The town of TRUJILLO ALTO in Puerto Rico was founded in 1801 .
Estimated population as of 2006 is 84,396 .
The zipcode is 00977

Housing units : 26241
Area in square miles
Total area
21.35
Water area
0.61
Land area
20.75
Density per square mile of land area
Population
3,650.00
Housing units
1,264.80

 

The Wards (Barrios) are:

Carraízo, Cuevas, Dos Bocas, La Gloria, Quebrada Grande y Quebrada Negrito.

Location of TRUJILLO ALTO in the Map of Puerto Rico

Town Information

Trujillo Alto (troo-HEE-yo AHL-to) is a municipality of Puerto Rico located in the Northern Coastal Plain and in the karst zone, north of Caguas,and Gurabo; southeast of San Juan, and west of Carolina. Although Trujillo Alto has no important tourist attractions it is part of the metropolitan area of Puerto Rico which includes the municipalities of Bayamón, Guaynabo, Cataño, Toa Baja,Toa Alta and Canovanas. Trujillo Alto is spread over 6 wards and Trujillo Alto Pueblo (The downtown area and the administrative center of the city). Trujillo Alto is Puerto Rico's tenth largest municipality by population.

Town History

Trujillo Alto was founded on January 8, 1801 by the neighbors of the high part of the Loíza River. The name of the municipality comes from Alonso de Trujillo, the former owner of the "latifundio". [edit] Flag White rectangular flag and the whole shield in the center of the flag [edit] Coat of Arms In a silver field, three green mountains, a Latin cross of blue centered above the mountains. Bordered in blue with eight spurts of water, in silver. The shield is stamped with a gold crown, heightened with five towers.

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