January 2013

Where does the name Aguascalientes originate?

The name Aguascalientes originates from the Spanish words, “aguas calientes” meaning “hot waters,” part of the original name of “Villa de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de las Aguas Calientes” (Village of our Lady of Assumption of the Hot Waters). When Aguascalientes was first settled by Juan de Montoro and 12 families, it was given […]

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