Caborca, Mexico

caborca-mapHeroica 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 some 35,000 people with more than 125,000 in the immediate area. It 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.

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Caborca Brochure

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About Caborca

MEETINGS

The Prescott-Caborba Sister City Association meets on the second Thursday of every month (except December when we hold a Christmas party). Meetings are usually held at the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin Street, Prescott, AZ 86303 beginning at 10:30 am.

Upcoming Meetings

May 10 5:30 dinner meeting at Guacamayas Restaurant on Gurley Street
June 14 10:30 am meeting at Las Fuentes Resort downstairs meeting room
July 14 10:30 am meeting at Las Fuentes Resort downstairs meeting room
Aug 9 5 pm Potluck Picnic at Goldwater Lake
Sep 13 10:30 am meeting at Prescott Public Library Founders Suite downstairs
Oct 11 10:30 am meeting at Prescott Public Library Founders Suite downstairs
Nov 8 10:30 am meeting at Prescott Public Library Founders Suite downstairs

Upcoming Special Activities

June 9-10 Pickle booth at Territorial Days at the Courthouse Square
June 16 Balloon Glow fundraiser at Mile High Middle School, 6-11 pm
July 20-23 Caborcan summer visit to Prescott
Sept 1-3 Pickle booth at Faire on the Courthouse Square
Oct 6-7 Pickle booth at Fall Fest in the Park on the Courthouse Square
Oct 28 Dia de los Muertos festivities at the Smoki Museum
Dec 8-10 Caborcan visit to Prescott for Acker Night
Dec 9 Sister City Christmas Party

CONTACT

  • Other
  • Sukey Jones
  • Caborca Administrator
  • 928-776-9085
  • Other
  • Sister Cities Administrator

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