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Tuxpan was founded on the left bank of the river that gives its name, 11 km from its mouth.

tuxpan veracruz

Tuxpan was founded on the left bank of the river that gives its name, 11 km from its mouth.

By 1450 the town of Tuxpan was given to the Mayor of Huauchinango, Puebla.

In 1518 Juan de Grijalva discovered the Huasteca, found the dogfish and Tuxpan rivers, reached Tanhuijo, which the Spanish called canoes (Tamesí today) where they clashed with the natives.

The first description of Tuxpan was provided by Bernal Diaz del Castillo itself true story of the conquest of New Spain, Hernan Cortes conquered the land in 1522.

In colonial times the territory now occupied Tuxpan and its surrounding region, belonged to the province of Panuco.

Since the end of the first decade of the seventeenth century, there were many ships British, French and Dutch, on the lookout for Spanish ships and that the slightest slip, landing in a few sheltered harbors as Tuxpan, then called hovel.

The seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, accounted for a significant decrease Huasteca indigenous people caused by their capture to be sold as slaves in the Caribbean islands and the conditions of exploitation to which they were subjected by the Spanish domination.

Tuxpan, Veracruz municipality. Located north of the entity in the Huasteca region known as the Baja.

Its county seat, the city of Tuxpan de Rodriguez Cano, is located on the banks of the Tuxpan River, 11 km from its mouth in the Gulf of Mexico.

This port city is located at the northern end of the entity to 320 km from Veracruz to Mexico City, capital of Mexico, its geographical coordinates are 20 ° 57'46? N 97 ° 24'01? O and is regarded as the closest port to the capital of Republic and occupies the 6th. instead of the most populated municipalities of state.2 3

Bordered on the north by the municipality of Tamiahua on the west with the municipality of Temapache the south by the municipalities and Cazones Tihuatlán Herrera and east by the Gulf of Mexico. The town is crossed from west to east along the Tuxpan River flow to empty into the Gulf of Mexico, forming the bar of the same name. Its climate is tropical, with an average temperature of 24 ° C (75 ° F).

By Road: From Mexico City, exit Indios Verdes, and 3 hours will be in Tuxpan.From Puebla, stop by and take Apizaco Huauchinango the highway, where the highway connects Mexico Tuxpan, Tuxpan from Puebla to the travel time is 3 hours.

It is located in the northern part of the Huasteca Veracruzana State at coordinates 20 ° 57 'north latitude and 97 ° 24' west longitude at an altitude of 10 meters above sea level. Bordered on the north Tamiahua and Orange, on the west Temapache south Tihuatlan and Poza Rica. Its approximate distance from the municipal northwest of the state capital, by road is 350 km

Tuxpan is a great tourist destination, as joint tranquility of a small provincial town, the beauty that gives its location, its river, beach, mangroves, reefs, its boardwalk, its cuisine to satisfy the most demanding and the comforts of a city with all the necessary infrastructure to offer its visitors an unforgettable stay. We have services to suit all budgets, both for food and lodging and entertainment.

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