Palmarejo, Corozal, Puerto Rico

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Palmarejo
Barrio
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Mavilla Bridge (Ca. 2015)
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Location of Palmarejo within the municipality of Corozal shown in red
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Palmarejo
Location of Puerto Rico
Coordinates: 18°19′45″N66°17′32″W / 18.329171°N 66.292102°W / 18.329171; -66.292102 Coordinates: 18°19′45″N66°17′32″W / 18.329171°N 66.292102°W / 18.329171; -66.292102 [1]
Commonwealth Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico
Municipality Corozal.svg Corozal
Area
[1]
  Total3.86 sq mi (10.0 km2)
  Land3.86 sq mi (10.0 km2)
  Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
[2]
735 ft (224 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total6,068
  Density1,572/sq mi (607/km2)
 Source: 2010 Census
Time zone UTC−4 (AST)

Palmarejo (Barrio Palmarejo) is a rural barrio with an urban zone in the municipality of Corozal, Puerto Rico. Its population in 2010 was 6,068. [3] [4] [5]

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Features and demographics

Palmarejo has 3.86 square miles (10.0 km2) of land area and no water area. In 2010, its population was 6,068 with a population density of 1,572 inhabitants per square mile (607/km2).

Historical population
CensusPop.
1900 901
1910 1,18231.2%
1920 1,177−0.4%
1930 1,50527.9%
1940 1,95429.8%
1950 2,41423.5%
1980 3,985
1990 5,29933.0%
2000 5,85610.5%
U.S. Decennial Census [6]
1899 (shown as 1900) [7] 1910-1930 [8]
1930-1950 [9] 1980-2000 [10] 2010 [11]

History

Puerto Rico was ceded by Spain in the aftermath of the Spanish–American War under the terms of the Treaty of Paris of 1898 and became a territory of the United States. In 1899, the United States conducted its first census of Puerto Rico finding that the population of Palmarejo barrio was 901. [12]

Sectors

Barrios (which are like minor civil divisions) [13] in turn are further subdivided into smaller local populated place areas/units called sectores (sectors in English). The types of sectores may vary, from normally sector to urbanización to reparto to barriada to residencial, among others. [14] [15] [16]

The following sectors are in Palmarejo barrio: [17]

Barriada Decene, Calle Juana Santiago, Parcelas Guarico, Parcelas Julián Marrero, Sector Alejo Rosado, Sector Alturas de Corozal, Sector Chary, Sector Cheo Marrero, Sector Club de Leones, Sector Corozal Hills, Sector Cuchillas, Sector Dolores Cosme, Sector El Convento, Sector El Picuíto, Sector El Pomito, Sector El Rancho, Sector Félix Padilla, Sector Guarico, Sector Juana Santiago, Sector La Buruquena, Sector La Gallera, Sector La Mina, Sector Los Fonseca, Sector Los Llanos, Sector Los Negrones, Sector Los Nieves (from cemetery to La Gallera), Sector Los Panzardi, Sector Los Rojas, Sector Luis Collazo, Sector Marrero, Sector Pancho Febus, Sector Pomo Rodríguez, Sector Tom Rolón, Sector Toño Patente, Urbanización Estancias de Palmarejo, Urbanización Los Policías, and Urbanización María del Carmen.

Mavilla Bridge

A bridge listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Puerto Rico is between Palmarejo barrio and Abras barrio, also in Corozal. [18]

Features

PR-164 is the main east-west road through Palmarejo. [19]

See also

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References

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  2. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Palmarejo barrio
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  16. "Leyes del 2001". Lex Juris Puerto Rico (in Spanish). Retrieved 24 June 2020.
  17. "PRECINTO ELECTORAL COROZAL 072" (PDF). Comisión Estatal de Elecciones (in Spanish). PR Government. 21 September 2019. Retrieved 24 June 2020.
  18. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Mavilla Bridge". National Park Service . Retrieved June 2, 2019. With accompanying pictures
  19. "P.L. 94-171 VTD/SLD Reference Map 001 (2010 Census): Corozal Municipio, PR" (PDF). www2.census.gov. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economics and Statistics Administration U.S. Census Bureau. Archived (PDF) from the original on 22 August 2020. Retrieved 23 August 2020.