Valle Hermoso occupies territory that previously belonged to the municipalities of Matamoros and Reynosa, and was basically structured with the 18 colonies of March, Anahuac and Magueyes.
The governor Horacio Terán by means of the decree number 462 of the H. State Congress, published in the official newspaper number 18 of the 4 of March of 1953, is chosen as a municipality and is granted to the town of Valle Hermoso (formerly 18 of March) category of city as municipal seat, On that same date, Decree number 200 is also issued in which the boundaries of the municipality are indicated
Chronology of historical events
- 1953 The 4 of March, stands as a municipality and is awarded the status of city indicating its limits.
Engineer Eduardo Chávez and General Lázaro Cárdenas, located north and south of Lázaro Cárdenas avenue, Benito Juárez, the Flag and the Mother located in the main square; to Margarita Maza de Juárez, located in the Alameda of the same name and another one on the 5 avenue in May to Ignacio Zaragoza.
The Municipality of Valle Hermoso is located in the northeastern part of a State of Tamaulipas and belongs to the Reynosa subregion No. 2: it has a territorial extension of 916.43 square kilometers, which represents the 2.2% of the state total. It borders to the north, and to the east and to the southwest with the Municipality of Matamoros and to the west and southwest with the Rio Grande.
The municipal seat is located in the City of Valle Hermoso, located at 25º40 'of north latitude and 97º49' of west longitude, at an altitude of 27 meters above sea level. It is divided into 57 localities, the most important are: Colonia Agrícola, El Realito, Colonia Agrícola Anàhuac, Empalme Ejido Ignacio Manuel Altamirano Village and Colonia Agrícola Magueyes.
The municipal area, part of the irrigation district number 25 of the lower Rio Bravo, is magnificently irrigated by channels and drains, as well as by the Palito Blanco storage.
The predominant climate is semi-dry, with no well-defined dry season, semi-warm with benign winter, the average temperature is 24º C, with maximum of 2º C.
The annual rainfall is of 600 millimeters and the wettest months go from July to October.
The prevailing winds are from the southwest: in winter they blow the "nortes" of great speed, although of short duration.
The municipality is within the trajectory of tropical cyclones that originate in the Caribbean, so it is exposed to such disturbances, especially between the months of July to September.
The municipal territory is a plain with few irregularities and slight slope towards the southeast, has maximum heights of 15 meters.
Classification and land use
Land ownership is mostly ejidal. Land use is agricultural and livestock. The dominant soils are ecutric fluvisols, suitable for agriculture.
Flora and fauna
The vegetation of the municipality is medium subinerme scrubland.
The fauna is the white wing pigeon, mainly.Suggest Edition