Tomatlán, Jalisco, México

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It is located west of the state at coordinates 19 ° 56'3 "N 105 ° 14'8" west longitude at a height of 50 meters above sea level, with more than 15.0000 inhabitants.

The town is bordered on the north by the municipalities Cabo Corrientes, Atenguillo Talpa de Allende and the east by the municipalities of Atenguillo, Cuautla, and Villa Purification Ayutla on the south by the municipalities of Villa Purification, La Huerta and the Pacific Ocean on the west the Pacific Ocean and the municipality of Cabo Corrientes.

Tomatlan Jalisco

This town belongs to the Central Pacific Basin, sub Tomatlán River. Its main currents are: Llano Grande river and streams: The Prietos, Coyula, La Quemada, El Salado, Las Animas, El Tule and others of lesser importance. Also part of its water resources, dams: Cajón de Peñas, El Cobano and San Juan, in addition to the Laguna del Tule.

Tomatlan JaliscoThe climate is mid dry with dry winter and spring, and warm winter without heat exchange well-defined. The average annual temperature is 26.9 ° C, maximum 34.1 ° C and minimum 19.6 ° C. The rainfall recorded in October expecting an average rainfall of 892.2 mm. The average annual frost days is 33. The prevailing winds are from south to north direction.

The vegetation consists mainly of timber species, such as: oselote or Barcino, parota, mahogany, Havill, tampicirano, spring, pink, purple, pine, oak and oak. A variety of fish and birds (mainly bass are caught and carp) small prairie animals to large cats such as ocelots, jaguars and the lion inhabit this region.

Bovine cattle, pigs, sheep and goats. In addition to birds and bees. Highlights include the maize, sorghum, rice, snuff, watermelon, banana, mango, papaya, pineapple, sunflower, chilli, sesame and coconut palm. Hardwoods are exploited as: ginger, parota, mahogany, dressy, cedar, tampicirano, purple and pink spring.

It has shops selling basic necessities and shops mixed in small-scale selling miscellaneous items. Provision of financial services, professional, technical, community, social, personal, tourism and maintenance. There are now small industries in the county seat. The main branches are food processing, dairy, grazing and construction.

Artesanias en Tomatlan JaliscoCrafts

Development: Saddlery, Saddles, piteados work, preparation of figures carved chilte and precious wood furniture.


  • Templo de Santo Santiago. Eighteenth century.

Artesanias en Tomatlan JaliscoEsculturas

  • Sculpture image of the Virgin, was donated to the temple in 1856
  • Sculpture in the image of Lord of the End.
  • Petroglyphs or Patolli Game (Rock Art).

Playas y ríos

  • Camp Tortuguero
  • Beach Cruz de Loreto
  • Beach Majahuas
  • Playa Penitas
  • Beach Chalacatepec
  • River Tomatlán

Fiestas civiles

  • Fair Charra. From 1 to 12 May.

Fiestas religiosas

  • Fiesta in honor of Saint James. From 17 to 25 July.
  • Guadalupanas. 12 December.