Municipio de Aconchi, Sonora, México
Cabecera Municipal: Aconchi
Localidades importantes: La Estancia, San Pablo, El Rodeo
Superficie: 359 km²
Nestled in an agricultural and livestock area,
next to the Sonora River, is this picturesque and peaceful place. It
owes its origins to the Mission founded in 1639 by the Jesuit Bartolomé
Castaños who placed it under the protection of San Pedro. It was
inhabited by the Opata ethnic group and its name Aconchi means "place of
The region's fauna is rich and abundant: red and black hawks, golden
eagles, raccoons, turtles, and white-tailed deer.
Interesting attractions to know are the Franciscan Temple and the
Parochial Temple, where the Black Christ is venerated. The hot springs
Agua Caliente, with temperatures of 40°C only 5 km away, offer healing
and rejuvenating characteristics, they are highly visited. It is a
beautiful spa with three hectares of green areas and a waterfall for
your recreation, with children's games, grills, toilets and secure
parking for your vehicle.- Visit the white quartz cabin and an
It borders to the north with Huepac, to the east with Cumpas, to the
south with Ures and Baviácora, to the west with Rayón and to the
northwest with San Felipe de Jesús.
The nearby towns of La Estancia, San Pablo and El Rodeo, worth visiting,
have their very special appeal.
Its inhabitants are artisans and make beautiful wooden furniture. On
your tour of the region you will be able to purchase strings of red
chile, chiltepin and exquisite hot sauces made according to the
tradition handed down for years from mothers to daughters.
The Remembrance Caravan in May, the Region's Fiestas in November and the
Carpenter's Dance in October are events that are expected and celebrated
annually by the locals.
Hermosillo take way to Ures, Mazocahui, Baviácora hasta Aconchi.
From Cananea, take the
escenic road to the Río Sonora, passing thru Bacoachi, Arizpe, Banámichi, Huépac huntil
you arrive to Aconchi.