Padilla, Corozal, Puerto Rico

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Location
18°18'43"N
066°21'05"W
Country
 United States of America
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Description

Padilla is a rural barrio in the municipality of Corozal, Puerto Rico. Its population in 2010 was 3,653.

Features and demographics

Padilla has 4.46 square miles (11.6 km2) of land area and no water area. In 2010, its population was 3,653 with a population density of 819.1 inhabitants per square mile (316.3/km2).

History

Puerto Rico was ceded by Spain in the aftermath of the Spanish–American War under the terms of the Treaty of Paris of 1898 and became an unincorporated territory of the United States. In 1899, the United States Department of War conducted a census of Puerto Rico finding that the population of Padilla barrio was 840.

Sectors

Barrios (which are like minor civil divisions) in turn are further subdivided into smaller local populated place areas/units called sectores (sectors in English). The types of sectores may vary, from normally sector to urbanización to reparto to barriada to residencial, among others.The following sectors are in Padilla barrio:

Padilla

Sector Campo Viejo, Sector El Almendro, Sector El Jíbaro, Sector El Limón, Sector Empalme, Sector La Coroza, Sector La Guinea, Sector La Herradura, Sector Layo Rivera, Sector Los Baños, Sector Los Llanos, Sector Parcelas, Sector Pepito Marrero, Sector Virella, Urbanización Alturas de Padilla, and Urbanización La Providencia.

Padilla Ermita

Sector Collores, Sector Ermita, Sector Experimental, Sector Hormigas I, Sector Los Caobos, Sector Los Carrasco, Sector Los Figueroa, Sector Los Moreno, Sector Los Rodríguez, Sector Marungo, Sector Navarro, Sector Pablo Vázquez, and Sector Villarreal.
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