Piedras Negras, Coahuila

Piedras Negras Map 1Piedras Negras, Coahuila

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“We have only driven through Piedras Negras and haven’t really given it a chance to cast us under a spell.
It looks like a fresh clean city. It is known for quality medical surgery. “

Dorothy Bell

Name: Piedras Negras means black referring to large coal deposits

Location: It is North in the Mexican State of Coahuila, on the border with Eagle Pass Texas on the American side.

Weather: Semi arid. May through September are the hottest months (One of the hottest cities in Mexico) Precipitation is often sporadic downpours. Rainy months are May, june and September.

 

 

January Average Highs 19.6C (67.3F) Lows 4.9C (40.8F)

July Average Highs 38.2C (100.8F) Lows 23.8C (74.8F)

Population: 140,000

Elevation: 223 m (732 ft)

Founded: In 1950 “Nueva Villa de Herrera” was founded and later named Villa de Piedras Negra. Renamed in 1888 to Ciudad Porfirio Díaz after the dictator. Renamed Piedras Negras after the Mexican Revolution.

Medical: Doctors, Dentists Hospital.

Money: Banks, ATMS

History:

Today:

Getting there:

From San Antonio Drive SW on Highway 35 and turn on Highway 57 to Piedras Negras.

From Laredo drive Highway 2 North.

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RV Parks nearby Piedras Negras Map 2

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