Coyame (formally: Santiago de Coyame) is a town in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It serves as the municipal seat of Coyame del Sotol Municipality.

Santiago de Coyame
Town
Coyame is located in the Municipality of Coyame del Sotol
Coyame is located in the Municipality of Coyame del Sotol
Santiago de Coyame is located in Mexico
Santiago de Coyame
Santiago de Coyame
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 29°27′41″N 105°05′50″W / 29.46139°N 105.09722°W / 29.46139; -105.09722Coordinates: 29°27′41″N 105°05′50″W / 29.46139°N 105.09722°W / 29.46139; -105.09722
Country Mexico
StateChihuahua
MunicipalityCoyame del Sotol
Founded1715
Elevation
1,220 m (4,000 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total709
Time zoneUTC−7 (Pacific (US Mountain))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (Pacific)
Postal code
32850
Area code(s)626
DemonymCoyamense

In the 2010 INEGI Census, the town reported a total population of 709. [1]

It was founded in 1715 by the Spanish explorer Juan Antonio Traviña y Retes.

Coyame is also the location of a hot spring and a cave system.

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