Juncos is known as "Los Mulos del Valenciano". Juncos was founded on August 3, 1792.
Juncos is located in the eastern central region of the island, south of Canóvanas and Carolina; southeast of Gurabo; east of San Lorenzo; and west of Las Piedras. Its rivers are: Gurabo and Valenciano.
The surrounding area produces sugar cane, coffee, fruits, and tobacco.
There are many well-known "junqueños", among them: Clemente Pereda.
|Land Area:||68 sq km (26.0 sq mi)|
|Water Area:||0.01 sq mi|
|Density:||539.2 per sq km (1,402.0 per sq mi)|
|Per Capita Income:||$6,369|
|Source: 2000 Census|
|Hymn:||Juncos Mi Bello París|
|Wards:||Caimito, Ceiba Norte, Ceiba Sur, Gurabo Abajo, Gurabo Arriba, Lirios, Mamey, Pueblo, Valenciano Abajo and Valenciano Arriba.|
|Driving Distance:||21.9 miles *|
|Driving Time:||48 minutes *|
Festivals and Events
- Fiestas Patronales Inmaculada Concepcion de Maria - December
Every year, Juncos celebrates a patron saint festival. The festivities include dances, food, parades and religious processions. (787) 734-0335 or (787) 734-0336
Quick Links* The distance was calculated from San Juan.
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