Villa Nueva, Guatemala, Guatemala Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • The municipality of Villa Nueva was founded mainly by mestizos who had escaped the flooding of the Tulujá River.
  • The foundation of the municipality of Villa Nueva de la Concepción was made in 1763.
  • The constitution decreed that Villa Nueva was to belong to the southern circuit of Guatemala City.
  • On November 6, 1839, Amatitlán, Palín and Villa Nueva formed an independent district for their political government.
  • The department of Amatitlán was abolished in 1935 and the municipality of Villa Nueva was transferred to the department of Guatemala.
  • The municipality of Villa Nueva has a population of approximately 302,000 people[1]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • There are no records for only the municipality of Villa Nueva. See the records of neighboring municipalities.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio General de Villa Nueva
  • Cementerio Las Nubes
  • Cementerio de Barcenas
  • Cementerio Jardin Las Gardenias
  • Camposanto Y Capillas La Colina
    Dirección: 2 C. A 5-55 Z.5 Villa Nueva, Col. Enriqueta

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Bárcenas
  • Ciudad Real
  • El Tabloncito
  • Najerita
  • Ramírez
  • San José

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Villa Nueva (Guatemala)," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, Visited 19 July 2017.