The municipality reported 79,085 inhabitants in the 2010 census and has an areal extent of 1,197.5 km² (462.36 sq mi). Its municipal seat is the city of Guamúchil. The largest other community in the municipality is the town of Benito Juárez (population 5,128).
Salvador Alvarado Municipality
Municipio de Salvador Alvarado
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality in Sinaloa
|No. of Sindicaturas||3|
|• Municipal president||Gonzalo Camacho Angúlo|
|• Total||1,197.5 km2 (462.4 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain Standard Time)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (Mountain Daylight Time)|
|Website||Salvador Alvarado Government page|
Salvador Alvarado Rubio (September 16, 1880 – June 10, 1924) served in the Mexican military during the Mexican Revolution and as a statesman. He was a general of the Constitutionalist Army under the orders of Venustiano Carranza. Alvarado was the Governor of Yucatán from February 1915 to November, 1918. There is a Salvador Alvarado Municipality in the State of Sinaloa, where he was born, named in his honor.