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Name: San Carlos (Nuevo Guaymas)
State/Country: Sonora, Mexico
Postal Code: 85506
More Information: Guide to San Carlos
Location: 15 Km Northwest of Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico on the Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortez.
Latitude/Longitude: 27° 56'N 111° 03'W
Elevation: Sea Level to 1400 feet
Timezone: GMT-7 (American/Chihuahua, which is the equivalent of Mountain Standard Time) Daylight Savings time is not observed.
Population: Guaymas-98,000 (approx) San Carlos-4500 (approx)
Airport: San Carlos is served by the Guaymas International Airport, about 10 miles away. The airport code is GYM. America West provides daily flights to/from Phoenix.
Climate: Coastal desert with average rainfall of approximately 10 inches per year, mostly in the summer months. Average daily high temperatures range from mid-90s in the summer months to mid-70s in the winter months. The dry Sonoran desert climate is moderated by breezes from the Gulf of California, creating a climate that is agreeable year round.
Topography: This coast area of Mexico is a contrast of mountains and steep cliffs, separated by magnificent stretches of sand beach and tidal estuaries. The prominent terrain feature in the area is Tetakawi Peak, whose distinct twin peak outline is unmistakable and forms the official logo of San Carlos
Vegetation: Typical Sonoran desert-style vegetation including several species of cactus, some of which seem to grow from solid rock in steep cliffs along the coast.
Wildlife: The numerous islands in the area are all bird sanctuaries, making this an ideal location to observe the numerous species of sea birds, including large flights of Mexican Brown Pelicans. Off shore, the area is noted for whales, porpoises, sea lions, and sea turtles in addition to over 600 species of fish.
Navarette-Guaymas--Tec de Monterey- Private-Elementary--222-1600
Kino-Guaymas-Private-Prepa (High School)
Espanglish - Institute
of Language and Culture
Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormon)-Guaymas 222-8960
San Carlos Catholic Church-San Carlos Plaza
San Carlos Community Church (Inter-denominational) 226-1521
Spanish Community Baptist Church
Dr. Hiram Duarte-Dentist
Dr. Sergio Molina-Dentist
Hospitals-located in Guaymas and Hermosillo
Civic Groups and Clubs
AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) All meetings
are at the little white building next to the Tecate Super T store on the
right side of the Loma del Mar road (Ave H but not marked well). Go
north from the main highway (Beltrones) and look for the Bombero Tecate
Super T sign. Open AA meetings: Weds and Sun. 6:00 pm., Men's AA
Meeting: Friday, 6:00 pm. Call
Daughters of the American Revolution--226-2017
Empalme Kids -Orphanage in Empalme
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