Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes

Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes

Aguascalientes has a lovely downtown area that is easy to navigate and enjoy.
Usually Bill and I will park the car, get out and walk to the cathedral and take photos of lovely old buildings.
This city is clean, inviting and full of life.”

by Dorothy Bell

Name: Aguascalientes means “Hot waters” or “Hot Springs” in Spanish. The original name was “Villa de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de las Aguas Calientes”.

Location: The city is located in north central Mexico.

Weather: Aguascalientes has an semi-arid climate, Temperate during the winter and hot/warm in the summer with rain between June and September.


Weather Today in Aguascalientes


January Average Highs 22.3C (72.1F) Lows 4.5C (40.1F)

July Average Highs 27.3C (81.1F) Lows 14.6C (58.3F)

Population: 935,000

Elevation: 1,888 m (6,194 ft)

Founded: 22 October 1575 by Juan de Montoro as rest stop for the postal service and other services between Zacatecas and Mexico City.

Medical: Major Medical and dental

Money: Major Banks, ATMs



Getting there:

Aguascalientes is almost equidistant between Zacatecas and Leon on Highway 45 and 45D. From San Luis Potosi drive west on Highway 70.





Best Western Medrano Hotel

Ejidal Ojocaliente Balneario