Acatenango, Chimaltenango, Guatemala Genealogy

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Chimaltenango Department
Municipality of Acatenango

Guide to Municipality of Acatenango ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.


  • After the conquest of Guatemala by the Spaniards, two types of settlements were established: the reductions and the doctrines- where the conquered Indians were taken to work in the repartimientos or on the lands of the regular clergy, and in the populations of Spanish and Creole.
  • After the Independence of Central America, Acatenango was in the circuit of Chimaltenango.
  • The municipality of Acatenango has a population of approximately 23,000 people.[1].

Civil Registration

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Parish Records

Census Records


  • Cementerio de Acatenango


  • El Campamento
  • El Socorro
  • La Pampa
  • La Soledad
  • Los Planes
  • Nueva Concepción
  • Pacay
  • Pacoc
  • Pajales I
  • Pajales II
  • Paraxaj
  • Pueblo Nuevo
  • Quisaché
  • San Antonio Nejapa


  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Acatenango," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, . Visited 01 December 2017