Caborca, Mexico

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Heroica Caborca is approximately 330 miles from Prescott, about 96 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border, and is located in a valley floor 940 feet above sea level in the state of Sonora. Its hot summers and cool winters average 72 degrees.

The present Caborca is a new city re-built in 1869, after the surging waters of the Asuncion River almost destroyed the old pueblo in 1867.

Caborca is a modern city of 67,000 people. It is the administrative center of the municipality (county) of Caborca, which has a population of 89,000. Caborca is governed by a mayor and eight council members.

Caborca is an agricultural and ranching area of Sonora. Local industries include asparagus farms and packing facilities, the growing of dates, raisins, apricots, watermelons and the production of olive oil. They have a large mining operation ranking first in the world for silver and second for gold. There is a hospital, several secondary schools and two private universities.

Some of the local service organizations include: the Chamber of Commerce, Lions, Masons, Kiwanis Rotary International, 20-30 Club, Business and Professional Women’s Club, the Cattlemen’s Association, and the Farmers’ Association.

RESOURCES

  • Caborca – breakfast
  • Caborca – Day of the Dead
  • Caborca – Stepping Stones
  • Caborca 4.18 visit- Beach
  • Caborca visit 4.2018 – Ambulance
  • Caborca visit 4.2018 parade

MEETINGS

The Prescott-Caborca Sister City Association meets at 10:30 am on the second Thursday of every month (except for December when we hold a Christmas party) in the Founders Suite of the lower level in the Prescott Public Library.

Upcoming Meetings

Jan. 13, 2022Membership Meeting, 10:30 am, Founders Suite, lower lever, Prescott Public Library
Feb. 10, 2022Membership Meeting, 10:30 am, Founders Suite, lower lever, Prescott Public Library
Mar. 10, 2022Membership Meeting, 10:30 am, Founders Suite, lower lever, Prescott Public Library
Apr. 14, 2022Membership Meeting, 10:30 am, Founders Suite, lower lever, Prescott Public Library
May 12, 2022Membership Meeting, 10:30 am, Founders Suite, lower lever, Prescott Public Library

Upcoming Special Activities

Mar. 2022Orientation Meeting for members traveling to Carborca for April Cultural Exchange, Time and Location, TBD
April
2022
Cultural Exchange with the Caborcans, held in Caborca, Dates TBD
May 2022Cinco de Mayo Picnic (in Prescott), Date and Location, TBD

CONTACT

  • Other
  • Eric Hawman
  • Caborca Administrator
  • 847-637-6105
  • Other
  • Sister Cities Administrator

NEWS

Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic

Posted on January 11, 2022

Tuesday, January 25 1 pm – 3 pm Founders Suite on the 1st floor at Prescott Public Library Yavapai County Community Health Services (YCCHS) will be on site to provide COVID-19 Moderna 1st and 2nd dose vaccines and boosters. Please… Read more »

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