Location in Mexico
|Coordinates: 16°26′N 92°35′W|
|Settled||25 February 1868|
|• Total||137 km2 (53 sq mi)|
As of 2010, the town of Nicolás Ruíz had a population of 4,277, up from 3,015 as of 2005. Other than the town of Nicolás Ruíz, the municipality had 2 localities, neither of which had a population over 1,000.
The settlement was originally known as San Diego de la Reforma; it acquired its present name on 14 February 1934 to honor 19th-century Governor of Chiapas Nicolás Ruiz.
- "Nicolás Ruíz". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014.
- "Nicolás Ruíz". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal / Gobierno del Estado de Chiapas. Archived from the original on March 15, 2008. Retrieved August 2, 2008.