The municipality and town of Jamay is located in the eastern portion of Jalisco, Mexico, at coordinates , at a height of 1,530 meters (5,020 ft) above sea level. The municipality extends from 20° 25' to 20° 13' N, and from 102° 38' to 102° 44' W.
Municipality and city
The main square of Jamay, Jalisco
Location of the municipality in Jalisco
|• Total||174.49 km2 (67.37 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central Standard Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)|
It covers 174.49 km², representing 0.14% of the total surface area of the state. The municipality of Jamay adjoins to the north with the municipalities of Ocotlán and La Barca; to the east with the municipality of La Barca; to the south with the municipality of La Barca, the state of Michoacán and the municipality of Ocotlán; to the west with the municipality of Ocotlán and Lake Chapala.
Jamay is famous for a monument located in the center of the main square in memory of Pope Pius IX. Jamay is one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Jalisco, hosting pageants every independence day in September and major sporting events.