Amuelas is a barrio in the municipality of Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico. Its population in 2010 was 4,575.[2][3][4]

Amuelas
Barrio
Amuelas is located in Puerto Rico
Amuelas
Amuelas
Coordinates: 18°02′13″N 66°30′05″W / 18.036956400000001°N 66.501455500000006°W / 18.036956400000001; -66.501455500000006Coordinates: 18°02′13″N 66°30′05″W / 18.036956400000001°N 66.501455500000006°W / 18.036956400000001; -66.501455500000006[1]
Commonwealth Puerto Rico
Municipality Juana Díaz
Elevation
118 ft (36 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,575
 Source: 2010 Census
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)

HistoryEdit

The United States took control of Puerto Rico from Spain in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War under the terms of the Treaty of Paris of 1898 and conducted its first census of Puerto Rico, finding that the population of Amuelas barrio was 1,010.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Amuelas
  2. ^ Picó, Rafael; Buitrago de Santiago, Zayda; Berrios, Hector H. Nueva geografía de Puerto Rico: física, económica, y social, por Rafael Picó. Con la colaboración de Zayda Buitrago de Santiago y Héctor H. Berrios. San Juan Editorial Universitaria, Universidad de Puerto Rico,1969.
  3. ^ Gwillim Law (20 May 2015). Administrative Subdivisions of Countries: A Comprehensive World Reference, 1900 through 1998. McFarland. p. 300. ISBN 978-1-4766-0447-3. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  4. ^ Puerto Rico:2010:population and housing unit counts.pdf (PDF). U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau. 2010.
  5. ^ Joseph Prentiss Sanger; Henry Gannett; Walter Francis Willcox (1900). Informe sobre el censo de Puerto Rico, 1899, United States. War Dept. Porto Rico Census Office (in Spanish). Imprenta del gobierno. p. 165.