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Jilotepec de Enríquez in Municipality of Jilotepec de Abasolo, Estado de Mexico, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Municipality of Jilotepec

 
 
Municipality of Jilotepec Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
1. Municipality of Jilotepec Marker
Inscription.  

Jilotepec
Por Decreto de 11 de marzo de 1824 se erigió en Municipio.
Patrimonio Cultural del Edo. de México, 1980.

English translation:
Jilotepec
By the Decree of March 11, 1824 Jilotepec was elevated to the status of municipality.
Cultural Heritage of the State of Mexico, 1980.
 
Erected 1980.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
 
Location. 19° 57.17′ N, 99° 31.946′ W. Marker is in Jilotepec de Enríquez, Estado de Mexico, in Municipality of Jilotepec de Abasolo. Marker is at the intersection of Leona Vicario and Gustavo Baz, on the left when traveling south on Leona Vicario. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jilotepec de Enríquez, Estado de Mexico 54240, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Famous Sons of Jilotepec (here, next to this marker); Jilotepec (a few steps from this marker); Benito Juárez Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrés Molina Enríquez (within shouting distance of this marker); Convent and Church of San Pedro and San Pablo
Origin of the name of Jilotepec Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
2. Origin of the name of Jilotepec Marker
This additional marker from 1979 describes the origin of the name of Jilotepec: Fresh Corn Hill.

Jilotepec
Xilotl, "jilote"
Tepetl, cerro
C, en
"En el cerro de los jilotes."
Patrimonio Cultural del Edo. de México, 1979.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Franciscan Chapel and Monastery (about 150 meters away); The Doendó Cross (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jilotepec de Enríquez.
 
An additional 2010 Independence Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
3. An additional 2010 Independence Anniversary Marker
This marker celebrates the 200th anniversary of the beginning of the struggle for Mexican Independence in 2010. Unfortunately, the majority of the marker includes the names of local officials.
Municipality of Jilotepec Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, August 23, 2020
4. Municipality of Jilotepec Marker
This group of markers is to the left of the main entrance to the Presidencia Municipal of Jilotepec.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 27, 2020, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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