Nicaragua Archives and Libraries

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Archivo de la Prefectura y de la Municipalidad de Granada, Macario Álvarez
Casa de Tres Mundos
Granada, Nicaragua
Hours: M-F 8 am to 12 noon; closed 12 noon to 2 pm; reopens 2 pm to 5 pm; closed local and national holidays
Contains a collection of documents of the Municipality, the Prefecture and the Court of Granada which are mainly after 1857. Including Census records from the 1880's

Archivo Histórico Diocesano de León
el Colegio San Ramón Nonato
Leon, Nicaragua
Contains some of the oldest surviving records in Nicaragua. Leon Archivo Histórico Diocesano also houses marriage records for much of Nicaragua dating back to 1783, when it was an ecclesiastical seat.