Municipio de Yécora, Sonora, México
Cabecera Municipal: Yécora
Tepoca, Santa Ana y Santa Rosa.
Suurface: 3,312 km˛
Yécora, Pima territory before the
arrival of the Spanish conqueror was founded in 1673 by Alonso
Victoria, a Jesuit missionary who called the place
San Ildefonso de
Yécora. Governor Adolfo de la Huerta declared the city Municipal
capital on August 28, 1916.
Situated in a peaceful valley at the south-east side of Sonora, borders the
state of Chihuahua alongside the occidental Sierra Madre highlands.
It's unique geographical position in a mountainous terrain defines clearly
the four seasons of the year with temperatures ranging from 27°C in summer
to 7°C in winter with frost and snow.
plenty of pine forests and the animals you will find in the region are
turtles, frogs, white tail deer and golden eagles.
The natural reserve "Mesa del Campanero - Arroyo el Reparo" is a powerful
attraction to nature lovers.
The arrival to Yécora is by a well paved
highway from Hermosillo distant 165 miles or
from Ciudad Obregón at 128 miles, highway that continues thru the mountains to Chihuahua, the
The economy of the
region is based on its forest and cattle raising. The beauty of the
place, the excellent climate, the great variety of trees, plants and
flowers and the wide amount of animals have generated in the last years an
increment on the tourist flow to the region. Today, hotels and restaurants offer
the visitor an excellent service.
How to arrive:
Hermosillo: take the highway
to La Colorada - Tecoripa - San Javier - Tonichi
- San Nicolás up to Yécora.- (165
Ciudad Obregón: take
north exit to Esperanza. Turn right to
Hornos and pass the following cities: Rosario,
Nuri, San Nicólas up
to Yécora (128 miles).