Place:Jiménez, Coahuila, Mexico

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NameJiménez
Alt namesJiménezsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates29.083°N 100.667°W
Located inCoahuila, Mexico
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Jiménez is a town and seat of the municipality of Jiménez in the Mexican state of Coahuila, at an altitude of 250 meters above sea level. It is located on the confluence of the Río San Diego and the Rio Grande (locally known as the Río Bravo) bordering with the U.S. state of Texas. It had a population of 1,160 inhabitants in the 2010 census, and is, unusually for a Mexican municipal seat, the second-largest locality in the municipality, after the town of San Carlos (which had a population of 3,126).

The town was founded in 1859. under the name of "Resurrección" by captain Manuel Leal, and tejano expatriate families from San Antonio, Texas.

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