Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León

Sabinas Hidalgo is a city and municipality located at the Mexican state of Nuevo León.[1]

City of Sabinas Hidalgo

Coat of arms of the Municipality of Sabinas Hidalgo
Motto: Noble Pasado, Fecundo Porvenir
("Noble past, fecund future")
Sabinas Hidalgo
in Nuevo León state.
Foundation date July 25, 1693
Population 32 040 (2005)
Population density 19.28/km² (2005)
Altitude 313 meters
Coordinates 26°30′N 100°11′W
UTC - 6 hours(Central)
Telephone code number 824
Sources: INEGI,
Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México,)


Sabinas Hidalgo is located in the northern part of the state at north latitude 26º31' and west longitude 100º10', lying 313 meters above sea level. It shares a border to the north by Lampazos; to the south by Salinas Victoria and Higueras; to the east by Vallecillo and Agualeguas; and to the west by Lampazos, Villaldama, and Salinas Victoria.


The town was officially founded as Real de Santiago de las Sabinas on July 25, 1693 by General Ignacio de Maya. It had been inhabited since 1692.

It was named Villa de Sabinas Hidalgo in honor of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, priest and a leader of the Mexican War of Independence.[2] In 1971, it was designated a city.

The cuisine of the city has reached as far as Chicago.[3]

See also


  1. (in Spanish) Municipal government
  2. "Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo Leon, Mexico". e-Hillerman: The Tony Hillerman Portal. University of New Mexico Libraries. Retrieved August 14, 2018.
  3. Stephanie Lulay, After Fire, Nuevo Leon Owners Open Canton Regio on 18th Street in Pilsen Archived 2017-08-31 at the Wayback Machine DNAinfo, January 12, 2016
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