Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico Genealogy

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Guide to Municipality of Santa Isabel family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Municipality of Santa Isabel
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History[edit | edit source]

Santa Isabel was founded on October 5, 1842 by Antonio Vélez. on October 5, 1842, Santa Isabel was separated from Coamo and became a town. It was named in honor of Queen Isabel of Spain.

Sugar cane was grown in Santa Isabel for decades, due to the municipality’s fertile land. A wide variety of vegetables and tropical fruits are grown there. Large areas of land are dedicated to agriculture, which is one of the main sources of income in the municipality. There are also several manufacturing factories that produce clothing, electrical and electronic equipment, metal products and food products. Many well-known race horses were raised here.

In the United States Cesus of 2010, the population was listed as 23,300. [1] [2]

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Census Records[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico," Wikipedia, The Free Encylopedia,,_Puerto_Rico, accessed 12/27/20.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Santa Isabel," Wikipedia, The Free Encylopedia,, accessed ACCESSDATE.