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List of places in Mexico named after people


List of places in Mexico named after people


There are a number of places in Mexico named after famous people.

Aguascalientes

  • Adolfo López Mateos (Aguascalientes) – Adolfo López Mateos
  • Calvillo – José Calvillo (founder)
  • Cosío – Felipe Cosío, Governor
  • Pabellón de Arteaga – José María Artega, 19th century national hero
  • Pabellón de Hidalgo (Aguascalientes) – Miguel Hidalgo
  • San Francisco de los Romo – Francis of Assisi
  • San José de Gracia, Aguascalientes – Joseph Villaseñor, son of Ferdinand VII of Spain
  • Villa Juárez (Aguascalientes) – Benito Juárez
  • Villa Jesús Terán (Aguascalientes) – Jesús Terán Peredo (governor)

Baja California

  • Alberto Oviedo Mota (Baja California) – Dr. Alberto Oviedo Mota (1882–1953)
  • Guadalupe Victoria, Baja California – Guadalupe Victoria
  • San Quintín Municipality – Quentin of Amiens (d. c. AD 287)
  • Venustiano Carranza, Baja California – Venustiano Carranza, President of Mexico
  • Vicente Guerrero, Baja California – Vicente Guerrero
  • Villa de Juárez (Ensenada) – Benito Juárez, President of Mexico

Baja California Sur

  • Melitón Albáñez Domínguez, Baja California Sur – General Melitón Albañez (1880–1917)
  • Puerto Adolfo López Mateos (Baja California Sur) – Adolfo López Mateos

Campeche

  • Alfredo V. Bonfil (Campeche) – Alfredo Vladimir Bonfil, a Peasant leader
  • Bolonchén de Rejón – Manuel Crescencio García Rejón (1799–1849), jurist
  • Emiliano Zapata (Campeche) – Emiliano Zapata
  • Escárcega – Francisco Escárcega Márquez (1896–1938), a native from Tlaxcala who fought in the 1910 revolution
  • Ingeniero Eugenio Echeverría Castellot (Calakmul, Campeche) – Eugenio Echeverría Castellot (1918–1999), governor of Campeche
  • Iturbide (Campeche) – Agustín de Iturbide
  • Juárez (Campeche) – Benito Juárez
  • Villa Madero (Campeche) – Francisco I. Madero

Chiapas

  • Ángel Albino Corzo – Ángel Albino Corzo (1816–1875), liberal politician, governor (1856–1860)
  • Bejucal de Ocampo – Melchor Ocampo, politician, senator
  • Benemérito de las Américas – Benito Juárez
  • Berriozábal – Felipe Berriozábal, military and politician
  • Capitán Luis Ángel Vidal – Captain Luis Vidal, hero of the Battle of Chiapa de Corzo
  • Chiapa de Corzo – Ángel Albino Corzo
  • Dr. Manuel Velasco Suárez (Chiapas) and El Porvenir de Velasco Suárez – Manuel Velasco Suárez, neurologist and former governor of Chiapas in 1970 to 1976
  • Dr. Rodulfo Figueroa (Chiapas) – Mexican poet and physician Dr. es:Rodulfo Figueroa Esquinca (1866–1899)
  • Efrain A. Gutierrez (Chiapas) – Efrain Antonio Gutierrez (1894–1985), Governor of Chiapas in 1936 to 1940
  • Ejido Raymundo Enríquez - Raymundo E. Enríquez (1889-1968), Governor of Chiapas
  • Emiliano Zapata, Chiapas – Emiliano Zapata
  • Francisco León, Chiapas – Francisco Leon, Governor of Chiapas
  • Frontera Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo, Father of the fatherland
  • Joaquín Amaro (Chiapas) – Gral. Joaquín Amaro
  • Juárez, Chiapas – Benito Juárez, president of Mexico
  • Larráinzar – Manuel Larráinzar, politician
  • Marqués de Comillas – Claudio López, 2nd Marquess of Comillas
  • Mazapa de Madero – Francisco I. Madero, president of Mexico
  • Miguel Alemán (Chiapas) – Miguel Alemán Valdés
  • Montecristo de Guerrero – Vicente Guerrero
  • Motozintla de Mendoza – Ismael Mendoza Sanchez (1882–1920)
  • Nicolás Ruiz – 19th-century Governor of Chiapas, Nicolás Ruiz
  • Ocozocoautla de Espinosa – Luis Espinosa (1880–1926)
  • Rayón, Chiapas – Ignacio López Rayón
  • Rincón Chamula San Pedro – Peter the Apostle
  • San Andrés Larráinzar – Saint Andrew and Manuel Larráinzar
  • San Cristóbal de las Casas – Bartolomé de las Casas, 15th century Spanish writer
  • San Fernando, Chiapas – Ferdinand III of Castile (d. 1252)
  • San Lucas, Chiapas – Luke the Evangelist
  • Santiago el Pinar – James the Great (d. AD 44)
  • Tuxtla Gutiérrez – es:Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez (1796–1838), Conservative politician, independence leader
  • Unión Juárez, Chiapas – Benito Juárez
  • Venustiano Carranza, Chiapas – Venustiano Carranza, President of Mexico
  • Villa Corzo – Ángel Albino Corzo

Chihuahua

  • Ahumada Municipality – Miguel Ahumada Governor of Chihuahua
  • Aldama Municipality, Chihuahua – Juan Aldama
  • Allende Municipality, Chihuahua – Ignacio Allende
  • Aquiles Serdán Municipality – Aquiles Serdán
  • Batopilas de Manuel Gómez Morín – Manuel Gómez Morín, National Action Party's founder
  • Cárdenas – Lázaro Cárdenas, President
  • Chínipas de Almada – Francisco R. Almada (1896-1989), a historian and two-time governor of Chihuahua.
  • Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua – Cuauhtémoc
  • Ciudad Juárez – Benito Juárez, President
  • Colonia LeBaron – Alma Dayer LeBaron Sr., Joel LeBaron and Ervil LeBaron, one of a Mormon fundamentalists leaders
  • Coronado Municipality – es:Esteban Coronado (1832-1860), liberal soldier in Reform War
  • Cuauhtémoc Municipality – Cuauhtémoc, Tlatoani of Tenochtitlan (1520-1521)
  • Dr. Belisario Domínguez Municipality – Belisario Domínguez (1863-1913), Senator
  • Galeana – Hermenegildo Galeana (1762-1814), insurgent leader
  • Gómez Farías Municipality, Chihuahua – Valentín Gómez Farías, President
  • Gran Morelos – José María Morelos (1765-1815), priest and insurgent leader
  • Guerrero, Chihuahua – Vicente Guerrero, President
  • Hidalgo del Parral – Miguel Hidalgo, priest and insurgent leader
  • Ignacio Zaragoza Municipality – Ignacio Zaragoza (1829-1862), general who won the Battle of Puebla
  • Jiménez Municipality – José Mariano Jiménez (1781-1811), engineer and soldier in the Mexican War of Independence
  • López Municipality – Octaviano López, a republican soldier killed in the battle of Talamantes on 1860.
  • Manuel Benavides – Manuel Benavides Armendáriz (1852-1913), a native revolutionary who died in combat on 1913
  • Mariano Matamoros – Mariano Matamoros, priest and insurgent leader
  • Morelos Municipality – José María Morelos
  • Ocampo Municipality – Melchor Ocampo (1814-1861), lawyer and liberal politician
  • Ojinaga – Manuel Ojinaga Castañeda (1834–1865), Governor of Chihuahua
  • Práxedis G. Guerrero Municipality – es:Práxedis G. Guerrero (1882-1910), anarchist and philosopher
  • Ranchería Luis L. León (Guadalupe) - Luis Laureano León (1890-1981), Governor of Chihuahua
  • Riva Palacio Municipality – Vicente Riva Palacio (1832-1896), liberal politician
  • San Francisco de Borja Municipality and two other municipalities named San Francisco – Francis of Assisi (1182-1226)
  • San Francisco Javier de Satevó – Francis of Assisi
  • Santa Bárbara Municipality – Saint Barbara (d. AD 3rd century)
  • Santa Isabel Municipality – Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist
  • Valle de Zaragoza – Ignacio Zaragoza

Coahuila

  • Abasolo, Coahuila – Mariano Abasolo
  • Adolfo López Mateos, Coahuila – Adolfo López Mateos, President
  • Allende, Coahuila – Ignacio Allende
  • Arteaga – José María Arteaga Magallanes, Governor of Querétaro (1858)
  • Ciudad Acuña – Manuel Acuña, poet
  • Cuatrocienegas de Carranza – President Venustiano Carranza, who was born in Cuatrocieneagas in 1859
  • Diana Laura Riojas (Coahuila) – Diana Laura Riojas de Colosio (1957–1994), Luis Donaldo Colosio's widow
  • Escobedo, Coahuila – General Mariano Escobedo
  • Francisco I. Madero, Coahuila – Francisco I. Madero, President
  • Flores Magon, Coahuila – Ricardo Flores Magón, Jesús Flores Magón and Enrique Flores Magón
  • General Cepeda – Victoriano Cepeda Camacho, (1826–1892), a general and a governor of Coahuila
  • Guerrero, Coahuila – Vicente Guerrero, President
  • Hidalgo, Coahuila – Miguel Hidalgo
  • Jiménez, Coahuila – José Mariano Jiménez
  • Juárez Municipality, Coahuila – Benito Juárez, President
  • Lamadrid Municipality, Coahuila – Francisco Lamadrid
  • Lázaro Cárdenas, Coahuila – Lázaro Cárdenas, President
  • Lucio Blanco, Coahuila – Lucio Blanco, revolutionary
  • Matamoros Municipality – Mariano Matamoros (1770–1814), priest and independence leader
  • Monclova – Melchor Portocarrero, 3rd Count of Monclova
  • Morelos Municipality – José María Morelos (1765–1815), priest and independence leader
  • Nava, Coahuila – Pedro de Nava, Commander general of New Spain
  • Ocampo, Coahuila – Melchor Ocampo
  • Ramos Arizpe – Miguel Ramos Arizpe, priest and politician
  • San Buenaventura Municipality, Coahuila – Giovanni di Fidanza (1221–1274), Franciscan scholastic theologian and philosopher
  • San Pedro Municipality, Coahuila – Saint Peter
  • Santa Rosa de Múzquiz – Saint Rose of Lima and Melchor Múzquiz, President
  • Viesca – José María y Viesca, Governor of Coahuila and Nuevo León
  • Zaragoza, Coahuila – Ignacio Zaragoza

Colima

  • Arturo Noriega Pizano – Prof. Arturo Noriega Pizano (1915–1994), governor of Colima
  • Cuauhtémoc, Colima – Cuauhtémoc
  • Madrid, Colima – the Madrid family who are owners on their place at a time
  • Pueblo Juárez – Benito Juárez, President
  • Venustiano Carranza – Venustiano Carranza, President
  • Villa de Álvarez – General Manuel Álvarez, first governor

Durango

  • Adolfo López Mateos (Aguinaldo) – Adolfo López Mateos
  • Arturo Martinez Adame, Durango – Arturo Martinez Adame (1896–1970), lawyer and politician
  • Canelas, Durango – Captain Mateo Canelas
  • Ciudad Guadalupe Victoria and Victoria de Durango – Guadalupe Victoria, First President
  • Ciudad Lerdo – Miguel Lerdo de Tejada
  • Coneto de Comonfort – Ignacio Comonfort
  • Domingo Arrieta – General Domingo Arrieta León, Mexican general and statesman
  • Dr. Francisco Castillo Nájera – Francisco Castillo Nájera, diplomat and politician
  • Francisco I. Madero, Durango – Francisco I. Madero, President of Mexico
  • General Simón Bolívar – Simón Bolívar, South American liberator
  • Gómez Palacio, Durango – Francisco Gómez Palacio, writer
  • José Ramón Valdés – Prof. José Ramón Valdés (1888–1975), politician
  • Ocampo Municipality – Melchor Ocampo
  • Pastor Rouaix – Pastor Rouaix (1874–1950), politician
  • Raul Madero – General Raul Madero (1888–1982), a former President's brother
  • San Bernardo Municipality, Durango – Bernard of Corleone (1605-1667)
  • San Juan de Guadalupe – Saint John the Baptist and Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • San Juan del Río del Centauro del Norte, Durango – Pancho Villa
  • San Luis del Cordero – Don Luis del Cordero (Founder)
  • San Pedro del Gallo Municipality – Saint Peter
  • Santa Clara Municipality, Durango – Clare of Assisi (1194-1253)
  • Santiago Papasquiaro Municipality – James the Great
  • Tlahualilo de Zaragoza – Ignacio Zaragoza
  • Vicente Guerrero, Durango – Vicente Guerrero
  • Villa Hidalgo, Durango – Miguel Hidalgo
  • Villa Ocampo, Durango – Melchor Ocampo

Guanajuato

  • Abasolo, Guanajuato – Mariano Abasolo
  • Álvaro Obregón – Álvaro Obregón
  • Ciudad Manuel Doblado – Manuel Doblado, liberal politician, governor (1854–1858 and 1860–1861), Minister of Foreign Affairs (1861)
  • Colonia Juan José Torres Landa – Juan José Torres Landa (1911 -1980), Governor of Guanajuato
  • Comonfort – Ignacio Comonfort, President of Mexico
  • Cortazar, Guanajuato – Luis Cortazar y Rabago
  • Doctor Mora – José María Luis Mora Lamadrid, father of the Mexican liberalism}
  • Doctor Hernández Álvarez (San Felipe) - Enrique Hernández Álvarez (1892-1938), Governor of Guanajuato and Secretariat of Health
  • Dolores Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo
  • Enrique Fernandez Martinez (León) - Enrique Fernandez Martinez (1896-1968), Governor of Guanajuato
  • Jacinto López Moreno (León) - Jacinto López Moreno (1906-1971), founder of General Union of Workers and Peasants of Mexico
  • Luis Donaldo Colosio (Celaya) - Luis Donaldo Colosio
  • Ocampo, Guanajuato – Melchor Ocampo
  • Purísima del Bustos – Hermenegildo Bustos, painter
  • San Diego de la Unión – Didacus of Alcalá
  • San Felipe, Guanajuato – King Philip II of Spain
  • San Francisco del Rincón – Saint Francis
  • San José Iturbide – Saint Joseph and Agustín de Iturbide, Emperor of Mexico (1822-1823)
  • San Miguel de Allende – Ignacio Allende
  • Santa Catarina, Guanajuato – Catherine of Alexandria
  • Santa Cruz de Juventino Rosas – Juventino Rosas, musician
  • Santiago Maravatío – James the Great
  • Villagrán, Guanajuato – Julián Villagran

Guerrero

  • Free and Sovereign State of Guerrero – Vicente Guerrero, independence leader and second President
  • Acapulco de Juárez – Benito Juárez
  • Alcozauca de Guerrero – Vicente Guerrero
  • Atoyac de Álvarez – Juan Álvarez
  • Buenavista de Cuéllar – General Rafael A. Cuellar, Governor
  • Ciudad Altamirano, Guerrero – Ignacio Manuel Altamirano
  • Chilpancingo de los Bravo – Leonardo Bravo (1764–1812), general during the independence movement, and his sons Nicolás Bravo (1786–1854), independence leader and 11th President; and Víctor Bravo, independence leader
  • Coahuayutla de José María Izazaga – es:José María Izazaga, insurgent
  • Coyuca de Benítez – María Faustina Benítez, wife of Juan Álvarez
  • Coyuca de Catalán – Nicolás Catalán
  • Eduardo Neri – Eduardo Neri Reynoso (1887–1973)
  • Florencio Villarreal – Col. Florencio Villarreal, who drafted the Plan of Ayutla
  • General Canuto A. Neri – Canuto A. Neri, a Zapatist general
  • General Heliodoro Castillo – a Zapatist general, Heliodoro Castillo Castro
  • Huitzuco de los Figueroa – named after the Figueroa family, such as Rubén Figueroa Figueroa, (1908–1991), governor of Guerrero, Ignacio Figueroa (1834–1873), liberal military, and Prof. Francisco Figueroa Mata (1870–1936), teacher and governor of Guerrero
  • Ixcateopan de Cuauhtémoc – Cuauhtémoc
  • José Joaquín de Herrera (municipality) – José Joaquín de Herrera, President
  • Juan R. Escudero (municipality) – Juan Ranulfo Escudero (1890–1923), a syndicalist leader, worker and statesman
  • La Unión de Isidoro Montes de Oca – Isidoro Montes de Oca, insurgent
  • Leonardo Bravo (municipality) – General Leonardo Bravo, an Independence hero
  • Mártir de Cuilapán – Vicente Guerrero Saldaña
  • Pedro Ascencio Alquisiras – Pedro Ascencio Alquisiras, insurgent
  • San Luis Acatlán – Louis IX of France
  • San Marcos Municipality, Guerrero – Mark the Evangelist
  • Taxco de Alarcón – Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, writer
  • Tecpan de Galeana (municipality) – Hermenegildo Galeana
  • Tepecoacuilco de Trujano – Valerio Trujano
  • Tixtla de Guerrero (municipality) – Vicente Guerrero
  • Tlapa de Comonfort – Ignacio Comonfort
  • Tlalixtaquilla de Maldonado – Caritino Maldonado Pérez, Governor
  • Zihuatanejo de Azueta – es:José Azueta (1895–1914), Artillery Tactical Lieutenant during the Battle of Veracruz of 1914
  • Zirándaro de los Chávez – Rodolfo Chávez Sánchez (1895–1995) and Dr. Ignacio Chávez Sánchez

Hidalgo

  • Free and Sovereign State of Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, (1753–1811), leader of the Mexican independence movement
  • Agua Blanca de Iturbide - Juan de Iturbide, Franciscan friar
  • Cuautepec de Hinojosa – Pedro Hinojosa
  • Emiliano Zapata, Hidalgo – Emiliano Zapata
  • Fraccionamiento Jesús Ángeles Contreras (Pachuca) - Lic. Jesús Ángeles Contreras (1921-2006)
  • Francisco I. Madero Municipality, Hidalgo – Francisco I. Madero, President
  • Huasca de Ocampo, Tepeji del Río de Ocampo – Melchor Ocampo
  • Huejutla de Reyes – Antonio Reyes Cabrera (1831–1866)
  • Javier Rojo Gómez (Hidalgo) – Lic. Javier Rojo Gómez, Governor of Hidalgo
  • Manuel Ávila Camacho (Hidalgo) – Manuel Ávila Camacho, President
  • Nicolás Flores, Hidalgo – General Nicolás Flores Rubio (1873–1934)
  • Omitlán de Juárez, Juárez, Hidalgo, Zapotlán de Juárez – Benito Juárez, President
  • Pachuca de Soto – Manuel Fernando Soto, lawyer
  • Progreso de Obregón – Álvaro Obregón, President
  • San Agustín Tlaxiaca – Augustine of Hippo
  • San Bartolo Tutotepec – Bartholomew the Apostle
  • San Salvador, Hidalgo – Jesus
  • Santiago de Anaya – James the Great and Pedro Maria Anaya, President
  • Santiago Tulantepec - James the Great
  • Tenango de Doria – Juan Cristodomo Doria, first governor
  • Tepehuacán de Guerrero - Vicente Guerrero
  • Tezontepec de Aldama – Juan Aldama
  • Tula de Allende – Ignacio Allende
  • Tulantepec de Lugo Guerrero – José Lugo Guerrero (1897–1980), Governor
  • Zacualtipan de Ángeles – General Felipe Ángeles
  • Zapotlán de Juárez – Benito Juárez

Jalisco

  • Acatlán de Juárez, Valle de Juárez – Benito Juárez
  • Ahualulco de Mercado – José María Mercado
  • Atemajac de Brizuela – Coronel Miguel Brizuela
  • Autlán de Navarro – revolutionary Paulino Navarro
  • Bolaños, Jalisco – Toribio de Bolanos, conquistator
  • Casimiro Castillo – peasant leader Casimiro Castillo Vigil (1883–1925)
  • Cañadas de Obregón – Álvaro Obregón
  • Ciudad Guzmán – es:Gordiano Guzmán (1789-1854), insurgent
  • Cuautitlán de García Barragán – General Marcelino García Barragán (1895–1979), Governor of Jalisco
  • Degollado – Santos Degollado
  • Emiliano Zapata, Jalisco – Emiliano Zapata
  • Encarnación de Díaz – Porfirio Díaz, Mexican dictator
  • Gómez Farías, Jalisco – Valentín Gómez Farías
  • Juan Gil Preciado (Jalisco) – Prof. Juan Gil Preciado (1909–1999), governor of Jalisco
  • Lagos de Moreno – Pedro Moreno (soldier) (1775–1817), insurgent
  • Lázaro Cárdenas, Jalisco – Lázaro Cárdenas
  • Puerto Vallarta – Ignacio Luis Vallarta (Governor)
  • San Cristóbal de la Barranca – Saint Christopher
  • San Diego de Alejandría – Saint James the Major
  • San Ignacio Cerro Gordo – Ignatius of Loyola (1491–1556)
  • San Juan de los Lagos – John the Baptist
  • San Juanito de Escobedo – John the Apostle and Antonio Escobedo, governor (1844)
  • San Julián, Jalisco – Julian of Antioch (d. c. AD 308)
  • San Marcos, Jalisco – Mark the Evangelist
  • San Martín de Bolaños – Martin of Braga (AD 520–580)
  • San Martín de Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo
  • San Sebastián del Oeste – Saint Sebastian (AD 256-288)
  • Santa María de los Ángeles and Santa María del Oro, Jalisco – Mary
  • Talpa de Allende – Ignacio Allende
  • Teocuitatlán de Corona, Villa Corona – Ramón Corona
  • Tepatitlán de Morelos – José María Morelos
  • Tlajomulco de Zúñiga – General Eugenio Zúñiga
  • Valle de Juárez – Benito Juárez
  • Villa Guerrero, Jalisco – Vicente Guerrero
  • Villa Hidalgo, Jalisco – Miguel Hidalgo
  • Yahualica de González Gallo – José González Gallo (Governor)
  • Zapotitlán de Vadillo – Basilio Vadillo (1895–1935)
  • Zapotlán del Rey – King Philip II of Spain

Mexico (state)

  • Acolman de Nezahualcóyotl – Nezahualcoyotl (1402–1472), poet
  • Almoloya de Alquisiras – Pedro Ascencio Alquisiras, an Independence hero
  • Almoloya de Juárez, Amecameca de Juárez, Chicoloapan de Juárez and Chiconcuac de Juárez – Benito Juárez, President
  • Apaxco de Ocampo – Melchor Ocampo, politician and philosopher
  • Atizapán de Zaragoza – Ignacio Zaragoza
  • Atlacomulco de Fabela, Tlazala de Fabela – Isidro Fabela, writer, politician and academician
  • Chapa de Mota – conquistator Jeronimo Ruiz de la Mota
  • Ciudad López Mateos – Adolfo López Mateos, President
  • Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl – Nezahualcóyotl
  • Coacalco de Berriozábal – Felipe Berriozábal, Governor of State of Mexico
  • Donato Guerra, State of Mexico – Donato Guerra, Soldier
  • Ecatepec de Morelos and Morelos, State of Mexico – José María Morelos
  • Jilotepec de Molina Enríquez – Andrés Molina Enríquez
  • Luvianos – Cristobal Luvianos (founder)
  • Melchor Ocampo, State of Mexico – Melchor Ocampo
  • Otumba de Gómez Farías – Valentín Gómez Farías
  • Rayón, State of Mexico – Ignacio López Rayón, an Independence hero
  • San Antonio la Isla – Anthony of Padua (1195–1231)
  • San Felipe del Progreso – Philip the Apostle
  • San José del Rincón – Saint Joseph
  • San José Villa de Allende – Saint Joseph and Ignacio Allende, an Independence hero
  • San Martín de las Pirámides – Martin of Braga
  • San Mateo Atenco – Matthew the Apostle
  • San Simón de Guerrero – Simon the Zealot and Vicente Guerrero, president (1839)
  • Santo Tomás de los Plátanos – Thomas the Apostle
  • Temascalcingo de José Maria Velasco – José María Velasco Gómez, painter
  • Texcoco de Mora – José María Luis Mora (1794–1850), priest and liberal idealist
  • Tlalnepantla de Baz – Dr. Gustavo Baz Prada, Revolutionary and governor
  • Toluca de Lerdo – Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada, President
  • Tultitlán de Mariano Escobedo – General Mariano Escobedo
  • Valle de Bravo – Nicolás Bravo, President
  • Villa Guerrero, State of Mexico – Vicente Guerrero, President
  • Villa Victoria – Guadalupe Victoria, President

Mexico City

Álvaro Obregón

  • Álvaro Obregón, Mexico City – Álvaro Obregón, who was assassinated in that area in 1928
  • Abraham M. González – Abraham González, former governor of Chihuahua (1912–1913)
  • Alfonso XIII – Alfonso XIII, king of Spain (1886–1931)
  • Francisco Villa – Pancho Villa, leader of División del Norte (1913–1920)
  • Galeana – Hermenegildo Galeana, (1762–1814), hero of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Hidalgo and Miguel Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753–1811), Father of the Nation
  • José María Pino Suárez – José María Pino Suárez, (1869–1913), Vice President of Mexico (1911–1913)
  • Margarita Masa de Juárez – Margarita Maza (1826–1871), First Lady of Mexico (1858–1864 and 1867–1871)
  • Mártires de Tacubaya – The soldiers and civilians who were shot as a result of their defeat in the Battle of Tacubaya on April 11, 1859.
  • Merced Gómez – Merced Gomez, Sr., bullfighter (1884–1923)
  • Ponciano Arriaga – José Ponciano Arriaga Mejía (1811–1865), lawyer and radical liberal politician
  • Reacomodo Valentín Gómez Farías – Valentín Gómez Farías, five-time President of Mexico (1830s, 1846–1847)

Azcapotzalco

  • U. H. Francisco Villa – Pancho Villa
  • U. H. Lázaro Cárdenas – Lázaro Cárdenas, President of Mexico (1934–1940)
  • U. H. Lerdo de Tejada – Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada, President of Mexico (1872–1876)
  • U. H. Miguel Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo
  • U. H. Rosendo Salazar – Rosendo Salazar Álamo (1888–1971), journalist and writer, promoter of organized labor

Benito Juárez

  • Benito Juárez, Mexico City – Benito Pablo Juárez García, President of Mexico (1858–1872)
  • General Pedro María Anaya – Pedro María de Anaya, general and twice-president (1847 and 1848)
  • Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez – Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez ″La Corregidora″, (1768–1829), hero of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Merced Gómez – Merced Gomez, Sr.
  • Miguel Alemán – Miguel Alemán González (1884–1929), general in the Mexican Revolution
  • Niños Héroes – Niños Héroes: Juan de la Barrera, Juan Escutia, Francisco Márquez, Agustín Melgar, Fernando Montes de Oca, and Vicente Suárez, cadets who died at the Battle of Chapultepec in 1847

Coyoacán

  • Adolfo Ruiz Cortines – Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, President (1952–1958)
  • Emiliano Zapata – Emiliano Zapata Salazar (1879–1919), leader of the Liberation Army of the South
  • Espartaco – Spartacus (c. 111–71 BC), gladiator who led a slave rebellion against the Roman Republic (73–71 BC)
  • Nueva Díaz Ordaz – Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, President (1964–1970)

Cuajimalpa

  • Cuajimalpa de Morelos – José María Teclo Morelos Pérez y Pavón (1765–1815), leader of Mexican War of Independence
  • Adolfo López Mateos – Adolfo López Mateos, President (1958–1964)

Cuauhtémoc

  • Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City – Cuauhtémoc, Tlatoani of Tenochtitlan (1520–1521)
  • Condesa – María Magdalena Dávalos de Bracamontes y Orozco, Countess of Miravalle (1701–1777)
  • Colonia Doctores – Dr. Lavista and Dr. Río de la Loza
  • Colonia Guerrero – Vicente Ramón Guerrero Saldaña, Independence leader and 2nd President (1829)
  • Colonia Juárez, Mexico City – Benito Juárez
  • Colonia Maza – José Maza, owner of La Vaquita Ranch
  • Colonia Morelos – José María Morelos
  • Colonia Paulino Navarro – Paulino Navarro, soldier in the Mexican Revolution

Gustavo A. Madero

  • Gustavo A. Madero, Mexico City – Gustavo Adolfo Madero González (1875–1913), Francisco I. Madero's brother

Miguel Hidalgo

  • Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City – Miguel Hidalgo

Venustiano Carranza

  • Venustiano Carranza, Mexico City – Venustiano Carranza, leader of the Constitutional Army during the Revolution, Head of State (1914–1916) and President of Mexico (1916–1920)
  • Colonia Valle Gómez – Modesto del Valle and Rafael B. Gomez, real estate developers (1890s)

Michoacán

  • Free and Sovereign State of Michoacán de Ocampo – Melchor Ocampo, liberal politician
  • Álvaro Obregón Municipality – President Álvaro Obregón
  • Arteaga, Michoacán – José María Arteaga, 19th century national hero
  • Coalcomán de Vázquez Pallares – Natalio Vázquez Pallares (1913–1981), Mexican lawyer
  • Cojumatlán de Régules – Nicolás de Régules, a general who fought against the French intervention in Mexico
  • Carácuaro de Morelos – José María Morelos
  • Ciudad Hidalgo, Michoacán – Miguel Hidalgo
  • Epitacio Huerta – General Epitacio Huerta (1827–1904)
  • Gabriel Zamora – Gabriel Zamora (1897–1933), Farm work and civil rights activist
  • Jiménez, Michoacán – Mariano Jiménez, twice governor of Michoacán
  • Juárez Municipality, Michoacán – President Benito Juárez
  • Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán – President Lázaro Cárdenas
  • Marcos Castellanos – Father Marcos Castellanos, an Independence hero
  • Morelia – José María Morelos
  • Múgica Municipality – Francisco J. Múgica (1884–1954)
  • Ocampo Municipality – Melchor Ocampo
  • Paracho de Verduzco – José Sixto Verduzco, an Independence hero
  • Pastor Ortiz – Pastor Ortiz Avila (1902–1930)
  • Quiroga, Michoacán – Vasco de Quiroga, Bishop of Michoacan
  • San Juan Huetamo de Núñez – Saint John; Purépecha people, Spanish, African slaves, and Andalusians; Nuño de Guzmán (1490–1558)
  • Jacona de Plancarte – Francisco Plancarte y Navarrete (1856–1920), archbishop born in Zamora, Michoacán
  • Jiménez, Michoacán – Mariano Jiménez, governor of Michoacán (1885–1892)
  • Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán – Lázaro Cárdenas del Río, president (1934–1940)
  • Santa Ana Maya – Saint Anne
  • Santa Clara del Cobre (a.k.a. Salvador Escalante) – Clare of Assisi and General Salvador Escalante Pérez Gil, Revolutionary leader
  • San Lucas Municipality, Michoacán – Saint Luke
  • Tiquicheo de Nicolás Romero – Nicolás Romero, liberal general during the Reform War
  • Venustiano Carranza, Michoacán – José Venustiano Carranza De La Garza, president (1916–1920)
  • Villa Madero – Francisco I. Madero, president (1911–1913)
  • Villa Victoria – Guadalupe Victoria, first president (1824–1829)
  • Villamar Municipality – Eligio Villamar, hero of the Mexican–American War.
  • Vista Hermosa de Negrete – José María Martínez Negrete, landowner and benefactor
  • Zamora de Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo

Morelos

State
  • Morelos – José María Morelos (1765–1815), priest and independence leader
Municipalities and municipal seats
  • Ciudad Ayala – Francisco Ayala (1760–1812), independence leader
  • Emiliano Zapata, Morelos (previously called San Francisco Zacualpan and San Vicente Zacualpan) – Emiliano Zapata (1879–1919), revolutionary general (Francis of Assisi (1182–1226) and Saint Vincent)
  • Santo Domingo Hueyapan – Saint Dominic
  • Jantetelco de Matamoros – Mariano Matamoros (1770–1814), priest and independence leader
  • Jojutla de Juárez – Benito Juárez (1806–1872), president (1858–1872)
  • Jonacatepec de Leondro Valle – Leandro Valle Martínez (1833–1861), general and liberal politician
  • Tlaltizapán de Zapata – Emiliano Zapata
  • Totolapan de Montes de Oca – Fernando de Montes de Oca (c. 1830–1847), one of the Niños Héroes
  • Yautepec de Zaragoza – Ignacio Zaragoza (1829–1862), led the defense in the Battle of Puebla (1862)
  • Zacatepec of Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753–1811), priest and Father of the Nation
Colonies, neighborhoods, and towns
  • Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, Cuernavaca – Adolfo Ruiz Cortines (1889–1973), president (1952–1958)  PRI
  • Amatlán de Quetzalcóatl, Tepoztlán – Quetzalcoatl, prehispanic god
  • Antonio Barona, Cuernavaca – es:Antonio Barona Rojas (1886–1915), revolutionary general
  • Ángel Bocanegra, Tepoztlán – José María Bocanegra, third president (December 1829)
  • Alfredo V. Bonfil, Tlaquiltenango; and Alfredo V. Bonfil, Yautepec – es:Alfredo V. Bonfil (1936–1973), politician and peasant leader
  • Benito Juárez, Cuernavaca – Benito Juárez
  • Diego Ruiz, Zapata – General Diego Ruiz, who was killed in a battle in 1915
  • Dr. José G. Parres, Jiutepec – José G. Parres (1888–1949), politician
  • Emiliano Zapata, Zacualpan – Emiliano Zapata
  • Felipe Neri, Tlalnepantla – Felipe Neri (1884–1914), revolutionary general
  • Gloria Almada de Bejarano, Cuernavaca – es:Gloria Bejarano Almada (b. 1952), Costa Rican politician and First Lady of Costa Rica (1990–1994)
  • Guadalupe Victoria, Zacualpan – Guadalupe Victoria (1786–1843), first president (1824–1829)
  • López Mateos, Cuautla and Adolfo López Mateos, Cuernavaca – Adolfo López Mateos (1909–1969), president (1958–1964)  PRI
  • José López Portillo, Cuernavaca – José López Portillo (1920–2004), president (1976–1982)  PRI
  • Juan Morales, Yecapixtla – Juan Esteban Morales, general who led the defense during the Battle of Veracruz in 1914
  • Margarita Maza de Juárez, Cuernavaca – Margarita Maza (1826–1871), First Lady of Mexico (1858–1864 and 1867–1871)
  • Mariano Escobedo, Zacualpan – Mariano Escobedo (1826–1902), liberal general
  • Narciso Mendoza and Niño Artillero, Cuautla – es:Narciso Mendoza (1800–1888), eleven-year-old soldier during the Siege of Cuautla
  • Otilio Montaño, Cuautla, and Otilio Montaño, Jiutepec – Otilio Montaño Sánchez (1887–1917), revolutionary general
  • Paraíso Montessori, Cuernavaca – Maria Montessori (1870–1952), Italian educator
  • Rancho Cortes – Hernán Cortés (1485–1547), Spanish conquistador and 1st Marquess of the Valley of Oaxaca
  • Ricardo Flores Magón, Cuernavaca – Ricardo Flores Magón (1874–1922), anarchist and social reformer
  • Rodolfo López de Nava, Cuernavaca – Rodolfo López de Nava, Governor of Morelos (1952–1958)
  • Rubén Jaramillo, Temixco – Rubén Jaramillo (1900–1962), peasant leader
  • San Antón Analco, Cuernavaca – Anthony of Padua (1195–1231), Franciscan priest and friar
  • San Lorenzo Chamilpa, Cuernavaca – Saint Lawrence (AD 225-258)
  • San Nicolás Galeana, Zacatepec – Hermenegildo Galeana (1762–1814), independence leader
  • Santa María Ahuacatitlán – Mary
  • Shaya Michan, Xoxocotla – Shaya Michan, naturalist doctor
  • Tres Marias, Huitzilac – The Three Marys present at the Crucifixion
  • Valle de Vázquez and Lorenzo Vázquez, Tlalnepantla – es:Lorenzo Vázquez Herrera (1879–1917), revolutionary general
  • Vicente Estrada Cajigal, Cuernavaca – Vicente Estrada Cajigal, first modern governor (1930–1932)
  • Vicente Guerrero, Cuernavaca – Vicente Guerrero (1782–1831), independence leader and second president (1829)
  • Villa Nicolás Zapata, Totolapan – es:Nicolás Zapata Aguilar (1906–1979), politician  PRI
Other
  • Benito Juárez, Xochitepec – Benito Juárez
  • Cliserio Alanís, San Gaspar, Jiutepec – Cliserio Alanís, revolutionary general; Caspar, one of the Three Kings
  • Estadio Agustín "Coruco" Díaz – Agustín "Coruco" Díaz (1935–1960), soccer player
  • Estadio Isidro Gil Tapia – Isidro Gil Tapia, soccer player
  • Estadio Mariano Matamoros – Mariano Matamoros
  • Francisco Villa, Xochitepec – Pancho Villa (1878–1923), general, leader of División del Norte
  • General Mariano Matamoros Airport – Mariano Matamoros
  • Borda Garden, Cuernavaca – José de la Borda (c. 1699–1778), a miner in Taxco, New Spain
  • La Hacienda de San Gabriel Las Palmas, Amacuzac – Archangel Gabriel
  • La hacienda de Santa Lucía, Temoac – Saint Lucy
  • Melchor Ocampo park, Cuernavaca – Melchor Ocampo (1814–1861), liberal politician
  • Miguel Hidalgo, Xochitepec – Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
  • Nueva Morelos, Xochitepec – José María Morelos
  • San José Vista Hermosa (ex-hacienda), Jojutla – Saint Joseph
  • Siqueiros park, Cuernavaca – David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896–1974), muralist
  • Unidad Deportiva Fidel Velázquez, Cuernavaca – Fidel Velázquez Sánchez (1900–1997), union leader

Nayarit

  • El Nayar – Tribal chief, Nayar
  • Ruiz, Nayarit – Mariano Ruiz Montanez (1846–1932), soldier
  • Salvador Allende (Nayarit) – Dr. Salvador Allende, Chilean president who visited in Mexico in 1972
  • San Blas, Nayarit – Saint Blaise
  • San Pedro Lagunillas – Saint Peter
  • Santa María del Oro, Nayarit – Mary
  • Santiago Ixcuintla – James the Great (died AD 44)
  • Villa Hidalgo (Nayarit) – Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753-1811), Father of the Nation
  • Villa Juárez, Nayarit – Benito Juárez, liberal president (1858-1872)

Nuevo León

  • Abasolo, Nuevo León – Mariano Abasolo
  • Alfredo V. Bonfil (Paras) – Alfredo Vladimir Bonfil (1936–1973), a peasant leader
  • Allende, Nuevo León – Ignacio Allende
  • Aquiles Serdán (Vallecillo) – Aquiles Serdán, revolutionary
  • Aramberri, Nuevo León – José Silvestre Aramberri
  • Cadereyta Jiménez, Nuevo León – José Mariano Jiménez
  • Bustamante, Nuevo León – Anastasio Bustamante
  • Cerralvo Municipality – Rodrigo Pacheco, 3rd Marquess of Cerralvo
  • Ciénega de Flores – Don Pedro Flores
  • Congregación Calles – Plutarco Elías Calles
  • Doctor Arroyo – Dr. José Francisco Arroyo y Anda
  • Doctor Coss – José María Cos, politician
  • Doctor González, Nuevo León – José Eleuterio González, Governor and founder of the UANL
  • Galeana, Nuevo León – Hermenegildo Galeana (1762–1814), a hero of the Mexican War of Independence
  • García, Nuevo León – Joaquín García (Governor)
  • General Bravo – Nicolás Bravo (1786–1854), 11th President of Mexico and hero of the War of Independence and the Mexican–American War
  • General Escobedo – Mariano Escobedo
  • General Treviño – Jerónimo Treviño (1835–1914)
  • General Zaragoza – Ignacio Zaragoza (1829–1862), Mexican military commander of the 19th century
  • General Zuazua – Juan Zuazua Esparza, who fought in the Reform War
  • Hidalgo and Sabinas Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo
  • Iturbide, Nuevo León – Agustín de Iturbide
  • Juárez, Nuevo León – Benito Juárez
  • Lampazos de Naranjo, Nuevo León – Francisco Naranjo
  • Los Aldamas – Brothers Juan Aldama and Ignacio Aldama, heroes of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Los Herreras – Brothers Herrera, heroes of the battle of the bridge of San Bernabe during the War of Independence
  • Melchor Ocampo – Melchor Ocampo, liberal thinker and diplomat
  • Mier y Noriega – Fray José Servando Teresa de Mier Noriega y Guerra (1765–1827), priest who helped draft the Mexican Constitution of 1824
  • Monterrey – Gaspar de Zúñiga, 5th Count of Monterrey
  • Morones Prieto (Nuevo León) – Dr. Ignacio Morones Prieto (1899–1974), physician and governor
  • Predio Alfonso Martínez Domínguez (Nuevo Leon) - Alfonso Martínez Domínguez, governor
  • Salinas Victoria – Guadalupe Victoria, first president (1824-1829)
  • San Pedro Garza García – St. Peter and Genaro Garza García (1837–1904), governor
  • San Nicolás de los Garza – Saint Nicholas of Myra and Pedro de la Garza, benefactor of the town
  • Santa Catarina – Catherine of Alexandria
  • Santiago – Saint James the Greater

Oaxaca

Acatlán to Rojas de Cuauhtémoc

  • Acatlán de Pérez Figueroa – Luis Pérez Figueroa
  • Ánimas Trujano, Oaxaca – Valerio Trujano
  • Ayoquezco de Aldama – Juan Aldama
  • Capulalpam de Méndez – Miguel Méndez Hernández, initiator of Mexican Liberal Party
  • Chiquihuitlán de Benito Juárez – Benito Juárez
  • Cuilapan de Guerrero – Vicente Guerrero, who was executed here in 1831
  • Ejutla de Crespo – Manuel Sabino Crespo (executed 1815), who fought with Morelos during the War of Independence
  • Eloxochitlán de Flores Magón – Ricardo Flores Magón
  • Evangelista Analco – A woman named Ana who founded the town in 1660
  • Guadalupe de Ramírez – Francisco M. Ramírez (1866-1955), judge
  • Guevea de Humboldt – Alexander von Humboldt (1769–1859), Prussian naturalist and explorer who visited the town
  • Gustavo Díaz Ordaz (Oaxaca) – Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
  • Huajuapan de León – Antonio de León, who fought in the War of Independence
  • Huautla de Jiménez – General Mariano Jiménez, first governor of the state of Oaxaca (1884) and founder of the town
  • Ixtlán de Juárez – Benito Juárez, who was baptized in the church of St Thomas in Ixtlán
  • Juchitán de Zaragoza – Ignacio Zaragoza
  • La Compañía – Named for the Jesuits
  • Mariscala de Juárez – Benito Juárez, originally called Mariscala de Iturbide in honor of Agustín de Iturbide
  • Mártires de Tacubaya – Liberal soldiers and civilians who were executed after the Battle of Tacubaya (1859)
  • María Lombardo de Caso (Oaxaca) – María Lombardo de Caso (1905–1964), a Mexican narrator
  • Matías Romero, Oaxaca – Matías Romero, politician and diplomat
  • Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Santa María Chilapa de Diaz – Porfirio Díaz, seven-time President (1877–1880 and 1884–1911)
  • Municipality of Guelatao de Juárez – Benito Juárez, who was born there in 1806
  • Nejapa de Madero – Francisco I. Madero
  • Oaxaca de Juárez – Benito Juárez
  • Ocotlán de Morelos – José María Morelos
  • Putla Villa de Guerrero – Vicente Guerrero
  • Rojas de Cuauhtémoc – Cuauhtémoc

San Agustín to San Simón

  • San Agustín Amatengo and seven other municipalities named San Agustín – Augustine of Hippo (354–430), bishop, theologian and father of the Latin Catholic Church.
  • San Andrés Cabecera Nueva and 14 other municipalities named San Andrés – Andrew the Apostle
  • San Antonino Castillo Velasco – Anthony of Padua and José María Castillo Velasco, who was born here in 1820 and who played important roles in the Reform War and French intervention in Mexico
  • San Antonino El Alto and seven other municipalities named San Antonino – Saint Anthony of Padua
  • San Baltazar Chichicapam and two other municipalities named San Baltazar – Balthazar, one of the biblical Magi (Three Wise Men)
  • San Bartolo Coyotepec and two other municipalities named San Bartolo – Bartholomew the Apostle
  • San Bartolomé Ayautla and four other municipalities named San Bartolomé – Bartholomew the Apostle
  • San Blas Atempa – Saint Blaise
  • San Carlos Yautepec – Saint Charles
  • San Cristóbal Amatlán and three other municipalities named San Cristóbal – Saint Christopher
  • San Dionisio del Mar and three other municipalities named San Dionisio – Pope Dionysius (AD 259–268)
  • San Esteban Atatlahuca – Saint Stephen (AD 5–34), first Christian martyr
  • San Felipe Jalapa de Díaz – Philip the Apostle and Porfirio Díaz, president seven times (1877–1880 and 1884–1911)
  • San Felipe Tejalapam and San Felipe Usila – Philip the Apostle
  • San Francisco Cahuacúa and 15 other municipalities named San Francisco – Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan Order
  • San Ildefonso Amatlán, San Ildefonso Sola, and San Ildefonso Villa Alta – Saint Ildefonsus (AD 607–667), archbishop of Toledo, Spain
  • San Jacinto Amilpas and San Jacinto Tlacotepec – Saint Hyacinth, a Roman martyr
  • San Jerónimo Coatlán and five other municipalities named San Jerónimo – Saint Jerome (c. 345–420), priest who translated the Bible into Latin
  • San Jorge Nuchita – Saint George (d. AD 303), soldier immortalized in the legend of Saint George and the Dragon
  • San José Ayuquila and eight other municipalities named San José – Saint Joseph
  • San Juan Achiutla and 40 other municipalities named San Juan – Saint John
  • San Juan Bautista Atatlahuca and ten other municipalities named San Juan Bautista – John the Baptist
  • San Lorenzo, Oaxaca and nine other municipalities named San Lorenzo – Saint Lawrence (AD 225–258), deacon of Rome
  • San Lucas Camotlán, San Lucas Ojitlán, San Lucas Zoquiapam – Luke the Evangelist
  • San Luis Amatlán – Saint Louis IX of France
  • San Marcial Ozolotepec – es:Marcial de Limoges (d. AD 273), bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Limoges
  • San Marcos Arteaga – Mark the Evangelist
  • San Martín de los Cansecos and seven other municipalities named San Martín – Saint Martin of Braga (c. 520–580), archbishop of Bracara Augusta in Gallaecia
  • San Mateo Cajonos and seven other municipalities named San Mateo – Matthew the Apostle
  • San Melchor Betaza – Melchor, one of the Biblical Magi
  • San Nicolás, Oaxaca and San Nicolás Hidalgo – Saint Nicholas and Miguel Hidalgo
  • San Pablo Coatlán and eight other municipalities named San Pablo – Paul the Apostle
  • San Pedro Amuzgos and 36 other municipalities named San Pedro – Saint Peter, apostle and first pope
  • San Pedro y San Pablo Ayutla, San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula, San Pedro y San Pablo Tequixtepec – Saints Peter and Paul
  • San Raymundo Jalpan – Raymond of Fitero, monk and founder of the Order of Calatrava
  • San Sebastián Abasolo and seven other municipalities named San Sebastián – Saint Sebastian, early martyr
  • San Simón Almolongas and San Simón Zahuatlán – Simon the Zealot

Santa Ana to Zimatlán de Álvarez

  • Santa Ana, Oaxaca and seven other municipalities named Santa Ana – Saint Anne, grandmother of Jesus
  • Santa Catalina Quierí and seven other municipalities named Santa Catalina – Catherine of Alexandria, virgin and martyr
  • Santa Gertrudis Municipality – Gertrude the Great (1256–1302), Benedictine nun and theologian
  • Santa Inés del Monte and Santa Inés Yatzeche – Agnes of Rome (AD 291–304), virgin and martyr
  • Santa Inés de Zaragoza – Ignacio Zaragoza (1829–1862), Mexican military commander of the 19th century
  • Santa Lucía del Camino and three other municipalities named Santa Lucía – Saint Lucy of Syracuse (AD 283–304)
  • Santa Magdalena Jicotlán – Mary Magdalene
  • Santa María Alotepec and 52 other municipalities named Santa María – Mary, mother of Jesus
  • Santa María Jalapa del Marqués – Hernán Cortés (1485–1547), 1st Marquess of the Valley of Oaxaca
  • Santa María Chilapa de Diaz – Lorenzo Cortéz y Salazar, landowner
  • Santiago Amoltepec and 52 other municipalities named Santiago – James the Great, apostle and patron of Spain
  • Santo Domingo Albarradas and 19 other municipalities named Santo Domingo – Saint Dominic (1170–1221), founder of the Dominican Order
  • Santos Reyes Nopala and four other municipalities named Santos Reyes – the Three Kings
  • Santo Tomás Jalieza and three other municipalities named Santo Tomás – Thomas the Apostle
  • San Vicente Coatlán, San Vicente Lachixío, San Vicente Nuñú – Vincent of Saragossa (d. c. AD 304), deacon and martyr
  • Tataltepec de Valdés – Antonio Valdés (d. 1811), soldier in the War of Independence who was born in the town
  • Teococuilco de Marcos Pérez – Marcos Pérez
  • Teotitlán de Flores Magón – Ricardo Flores Magón and Enrique Flores Magón
  • Tepelmeme Villa de Morelos – José María Morelos
  • Tlacolula de Matamoros – Mariano Matamoros (1770–1814), priest and general in the War of Independence
  • Totontepec Villa de Morelos – José María Morelos
  • Unión Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo
  • Villa Díaz Ordaz – José María Díaz Ordaz, politician
  • Villa de Tututepec de Melchor Ocampo – Melchor Ocampo (1814–1861), radical liberal and diplomat (McLane–Ocampo Treaty)
  • Yutanduchi de Guerrero – Vicente Guerrero
  • Zimatlán de Álvarez – Juan Álvarez, caudillo who fought in the War of Independence and the Pastry War, liberal president (1855)

Puebla

Acatlán to Rafael Lara Grajales

  • Acatlán de Osorio – Joaquín Osorio
  • Acatzingo de Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753–1811), initiator of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Albino Zertuche and Acaxtlahuacán de Albino Zertuche – Albino Zertuche
  • Ayotoxco de Guerrero, Totoltepec de Guerrero, Vicente Guerrero, Puebla – Vicente Guerrero (1782–1831), leader of the Mexican War of Independence and 2nd president (1829)
  • Cañada Morelos Municipality and Morelos Cañada – José María Morelos (1765–1815), leader of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Carmen Serdán – Carmen Serdán, a Mexican Revolutionary heroine
  • Ciudad Serdán – Aquiles Serdán leader of the Mexican Revolution
  • Cuapiaxtla de Madero – Francisco I. Madero (1873–1913), initiator of the Mexican Revolution and president (1911-1913)
  • Domingo Arenas – Revolutionary Domingo Arenas (1888–1916)
  • Emilio Portes Gil (Puebla) – Emilio Portes Gil, President of Mexico (1928–1930)
  • Francisco Z. Mena – Francisco Zacarias Mena (1841–1908), general
  • General Felipe Ángeles – Felipe Ángeles (1868–1919), Revolutionary general
  • Guadalupe Victoria, Puebla – Guadalupe Victoria (1786–1843), general and first president (1824–1829)
  • Hermenegildo Galeana, Puebla, Tuzamapan de Galeana – Hermenegildo Galeana (1762–1814), general in the War of Independence
  • Huitzilan de Serdán – Aquiles Serdán (1876–1910), Maderista Mexican politician and revolutionary from Puebla who took part in the first action of the Mexican Revolution
  • Izúcar de Matamoros (municipality) – Mariano Matamoros (1770–1814), Lieutenant general who won the Battle of Izúcar in the War of Independence
  • Juan C. Bonilla (municipality) – Juan Crisóstomo Bonilla
  • Juan Galindo (municipality) – Juan Galindo (1840–1888), liberal coronel born in Cuacuila, Puebla, who led the Batalion of Huauchinango at the Battle of Puebla
  • Juan N. Méndez (municipality), Zapotitlán de Méndez – Juan N. Méndez, liberal general, governor of Puebla (1863, 1867), Porfiriast, president (1876–1877)
  • Rafael J. García – Rafael J. García (1821-1883), liberal politician
  • Lafragua – José María Lafragua (1813–1875), liberal lawyer born in Puebla (city)
  • La Magdalena Tlatlauquitepec – Mary Magdalene
  • Nicolás Bravo (municipality), Palmar de Bravo, Xayacatlán de Bravo – Nicolás Bravo (1786–1854), general during the Mexican–American War and president (1839, 1842–1843, 1846)
  • Rafael Lara Grajales – Rafael Lara Grajales, a revolutionary who was assassinated in 1933

San Andrés to Santo Tomás

  • San Andrés Calpan, San Andrés Cholula (municipality) – Andrew the Apostle
  • San Buenaventura Nealticán – Giovanni di Fidanza (1221–1274), medieval Franciscan, scholastic theologian and philosopher
  • San Diego la Meza Tochimiltzingo – Didacus of Alcalá (d. 1463), missionary to the Canary Islands
  • San Felipe Teotlalcingo, San Felipe Tepatlán – Philip the Apostle
  • San Francisco Mixtla – Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan Order
  • San Gregorio Atzompa – Pope Gregory I
  • San Jerónimo Tecuanipan, San Jerónimo Xayacatlán – Saint Jerome, translator of the Bible into Latin
  • San José Acateno – Saint Joseph
  • San Juan Epatlán and four other municipalities named San Juan – Saint John
  • San Martín Atexcal, San Martín Texmelucan, San Martín Totoltepec – Martin of Braga
  • San Matías Tlalancaleca – Saint Matthias (died c. AD 80)
  • San Nicolás Buenos Aires – Saint Nicholas
  • San Pablo Anicano – Paul the Apostle
  • San Pedro Cholula, San Pedro Yeloixtlahuaca – Saint Peter
  • San Salvador el Seco, San Salvador Huixcolotla, San Salvador Huixcolotla – Jesus
  • San Sebastián Tlacotepec, San Sebastián Zinacatepec – Saint Sebastian (c. AD 256–288), Christian saint and martyr
  • San Vicente Coyotepec – Vincent of Saragossa
  • Santa Catarina Tlaltempan – Catherine of Siena (1347–1380), a lay member of the Dominican Order
  • Santa Clara Huitziltepec, Santa Clara Ocoyucan – Clare of Assisi (1194–1253), founder of the Poor Clares
  • Santa Inés Ahuatempan – Agnes of Rome
  • Santa Isabel Cholula – Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist
  • Santa María Cohetzala, Santa María Coronango, Santa María Coyomeapan – Mary, mother of Jesus
  • Santa Rita Tlahuapan – Rita of Cascia (1381–1457) Augustinian nun
  • Santiago Atzitzihuacán, Santiago Miahuatlán – James the Great
  • Santo Domingo Huehuetlán – Saint Dominic, founder of the Dominican Order
  • Santo Tomás Hueyotlipan (municipality) – Thomas the Apostle

Tepango de Rodriguez to Xochitlan

  • Tepango de Rodriguez Municipality – Abelardo L. Rodríguez, president (1932–1934)
  • Tepeyahualco de Cuauhtemoc – Cuauhtémoc, last Aztec ruler (tlatoani) of Tenochtitlan (1520–1521)
  • Tetela de Ocampo (municipality) – Melchor Ocampo (1814–1861), liberal politician and diplomat
  • Teteles de Avila Castillo – Manuel Avila Castillo, father of President Manuel Ávila Camacho (1940-1946)
  • Tlacotepec de Benito Juárez, Los Reyes de Juárez, Mazapiltepec de Juárez, Xicotepec de Juárez –Benito Juárez, Liberal Party president (1858–1872)
  • Venustiano Carranza Municipality, Puebla – Venustiano Carranza, president who was assassinated in Tlaxcalatongo, Puebla in 1920
  • Villa Ávila Camacho– Rafael Ávila Camacho (1904–1975), Governor of Puebla
  • Villa Lázaro Cárdenas – Lázaro Cárdenas, military and statesman
  • Xochitlán de Vicente Suárez – Vicente Suárez (born in Puebla, Puebla, 1833), hero of Battle of Chapultepec (1847)

Querétaro

  • Amealco de Bonfil – Alfredo Vladimir Bonfil (1936–1973), a peasant leader
  • Cadereyta de Montes – Lope Díez de Armendáriz, 1st Marquess of Cadreita and Ezequiel Montes, lawyer and politician
  • Colón, Querétaro – Christopher Columbus
  • Corregidora Municipality – Josefa Ortiz de Domínguez
  • Ezequiel Montes, Querétaro – es:Ezequiel Montes Ledesma (1820–1883), politician and diplomat
  • Jalpan de Serra – Fray Junípero Serra
  • Landa de Matamoros – Mariano Matamoros
  • Pedro Escobedo – Dr. Pedro Escobedo (1798–1844)
  • San Joaquín Municipality, Querétaro – Joachim, grandfather of Jesus
  • Santiago de Querétaro – James the Great
  • San Juan del Río Municipality, Querétaro – Saint John

Quintana Roo

  • Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo – Benito Juárez
  • Carlos A. Madrazo – Carlos A. Madrazo (1915–1969), Governor of Tabasco (1959–1964)
  • Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Quintana Roo – Felipe Carrillo Puerto, socialist leader
  • Javier Rojo Gómez – Javier Rojo Gómez (1896–1970), lawyer and politician
  • José María Morelos, Quintana Roo, Puerto Morelos – José María Morelos, leader of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Lázaro Cárdenas, Quintana Roo – Lázaro Cárdenas, president (1934–1940)
  • Othón P. Blanco, Quintana Roo – Othón P. Blanco Núñez de Cáceres (1868–1959), founder of Chetumal

San Luis Potosí

  • Adolfo López Mateos – Adolfo López Mateos, President of Mexico (1958-1964)
  • Ahualulco de Sonido 13 – Julián Carrillo (1875–1965), composer
  • Armadillo de los Infante – Named for the Infante family, who owned the first printing business in the state
  • Axtla de Terrazas – Alfredo M. Terrazas, revolutionary
  • Cárdenas, San Luis Potosi – Luis de Cardenas (founder)
  • Cerro de San Pedro – Saint Peter
  • Ciudad Fernández – Zenón Fernández (1792–1833), general who supported a federal government
  • Ildefonso Turrubiartes (San Luis Potosi) – General Ildefonso Turrubiartes (1890–1963)
  • Mexquitic de Carmona – General Damian Carmona
  • Moctezuma, San Luis Potosí – General José Esteban Moctezuma
  • Rayón, San Luis Potosí – Ignacio López Rayón (1773–1832), leader during the War of Independence
  • Real de Catorce – Named to honor 14 Spanish soldiers killed during the Chichimeca War (1550–90)
  • Salinas de Hidalgo, Villa de Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí – Miguel Hidalgo
  • San Ciro de Acosta – Saint Cyrus (d. c. AD 307), martyr and revolutionary Miguel Acosta (1891–1947)
  • San Luis Potosí City – King Louis IX of France
  • San Martín Chalchicuautla – Martin of Braga (AD 520–580)
  • San Nicolás Tolentino – Saint Nicholas of Myra (c. AD 270–343), bishop
  • San Vicente Tancuayalab – Vincent Ferrer (1350–1419), Valencian Dominican missionary and logician
  • Santa Catarina, San Luis Potosí – Catherine of Siena (1347–1380), mystic, lay member of the Dominican Order
  • Santa María del Río, San Luis Potosí, Villa de Guadalupe, San Luis Potosí – Mary, mother of Jesus
  • Santo Domingo, San Luis Potosí – Saint Dominic (1170–1221), founder of the Dominican Order
  • Soledad de Graciano Sánchez – Prof. Graciano Sánchez Romo (1888–1957), a Mexican peasant and politician and founder of Peasant National Confederation
  • Tancanhuitz de Santos – es:Pedro Antonio de los Santos Rivera (1887–1913), supporter of the Anti-Re-election Movement (1908–1909)
  • Tanquián de Escobedo – Mariano Escobedo, governor
  • Villa de Arista – Mariano Arista, republican and liberal president (1851–1853)
  • Villa de Arriaga – Ponciano Arriaga (1811–1865), lawyer and radical liberal politician from San Luis Potosí
  • Villa de Hidalgo, San Luis Potosí – Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753–1811), Father of the Nation
  • Villa Juárez, San Luis Potosí – Benito Juárez, liberal president (1858-1872)
  • Zaragoza, San Luis Potosí – Ignacio Zaragoza, general at the Battle of Puebla (1862)

Sinaloa

  • Adolfo Ruiz Cortines (Sinaloa) – President Adolfo Ruiz Cortines
  • Alfonso G. Calderón (Sinaloa) – Alfonso Calderón Velarde (1913–1990), Governor of Sinaloa
  • Escuinapa de Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo
  • Gabriel Leyva Solano, (Sinaloa) – Gabriel Leyva Solano (1871–1910), promartyr
  • Juan José Ríos, Sinaloa – General Juan José Ríos (1882–1954), revolutionary
  • Miguel Alemán (Sinaloa) – Miguel Alemán Valdés
  • Salvador Alvarado – Salvador Alvarado, revolutionary
  • San Ignacio Municipality, Sinaloa – Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556), founder of the Society of Jesus
  • Sinaloa de Leyva – Gabriel Leyva Solano

Sonora

  • Adolfo Oribe de Alva – Ing. Adolfo Orive Alba (1907–2000), Mexican engineer
  • Alejandro Carrillo Marcor (Sonora) – Alejandro Carrillo Marcor (1908–1998), Governor of Sonora
  • Benjamín Hill, Sonora – Benjamín G. Hill (1874–1920), military leader during the Mexican Revolution
  • Cajeme Municipality – Cajemé (1835–1887), Yaqui indian rebel
  • Campodónico (Sonora) – Rodolfo Campodónico, compositor
  • Carbó – José Guillermo Carbó, military commander
  • Ciudad Obregón – Álvaro Obregón, president (1920–1924)
  • Emiliano Zapata (Sonora) – Emiliano Zapata (1879–1919), military leader during the Mexican Revolution
  • Hermosillo – José María González Hermosillo
  • Magdalena de Kino – Father Eusebio Kino (1645–1711), Jesuit, missionary and explorer
  • Miguel Alemán (Sonora) – Miguel Alemán Valdés, president (1946–1952)
  • Moctezuma, Sonora – Moctezuma Xocoyotzin (1466–1520), ninth tlatoani (ruler) of the Aztec Empire (1502 or 1503–1520)
  • Nacozari de García – Jesús García (1881–1907), railroad brakeman who died while preventing a train loaded with dynamite from exploding near Nacozari
  • Plutarco Elías Calles, Sonora – Plutarco Elías Calles, president (1924–1928)
  • Rayón, Sonora – Ignacio López Rayón (1773–1832), general during the Mexican War of Independence
  • San Felipe de Jesús Municipality – Philip of Jesus (1572–1597), priest and martyr, first Mexican saint
  • San Ignacio Río Muerto Municipality – Ignatius of Loyola, co-founder of the Society of Jesus
  • San Javier Municipality, Sonora – Francis Xavier (1506–1552), co-founder of the Society of Jesus
  • San Luis Río Colorado Municipality – Louis IX of France
  • San Pedro de la Cueva Municipality – Saint Peter
  • Santa Ana Municipality, Sonora – Saint Anne, grandmother of Jesus
  • Villa Hidalgo, Sonora – Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753–1811), Father of the Nation
  • Villa Juárez, Sonora – Benito Pablo Juárez García (1806-1872), liberal president during the Reform War and Second French intervention in Mexico
  • Villa Pesqueira – Ignacio Pesqueira Garcia

Tabasco

  • Benito Juárez (Macuspana) – Benito Juárez, president (1858–1872)
  • Cárdenas, Tabasco – José Eduardo de Cárdenas (1765–1821) priest, theologian, and politician
  • Carlos A. Madrazo (Tabasco) – Carlos A. Madrazo (1915–1969), governor (1959–1964)
  • Carlos Pellicer Cámara (Tabasco) - Carlos Pellicer Cámara, poet
  • Carlos Rovirosa (Tulipán) – Carlos Rovirosa (1901–1930), an aviator pilot
  • Ejido Gustavo Diaz Ordaz (Tabasco) – Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, president
  • Emiliano Zapata Municipality, Tabasco – Emiliano Zapata, revolutionary general
  • Francisco J. Santamaria (Jalapa) – Francisco Javier Santamaria (1886–1963), governor
  • Jalpa de Méndez – Coronel Gregorio Mendez Magana, who fought against the Second French intervention in Mexico
  • Luis Gil Pérez (Tabasco) – Professor Luis Gil Pérez (1871–1911)
  • Sánchez Magallanes – Coronel Andrés Sánchez Magallanes, a leader in the French Intervention in Mexico
  • Tenosique de Pino Suárez – José María Pino Suárez, Vice President of Mexico under Francisco I. Madero (1911–1913)
  • Venustiano Carranza (Tabasco) – Venustiano Carranza, president (1916–1920)

Tamaulipas

  • Abasolo, Tamaulipas – Mariano Abasolo
  • Aldama, Tamaulipas – Juan Aldama, leader of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Antiguo Morelos Municipality, Nuevo Morelos, Tamaulipas – José María Morelos, leader of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Bustamante Municipality – Anastasio Bustamante
  • Ciudad Madero – Francisco I. Madero, initiator of the Mexican Revolution and president (1911–1913)
  • Ciudad Mier – Servando Teresa de Mier (1765–1827), priest and politician during the Mexican War of Independence
  • Ciudad Miguel Alemán – Miguel Alemán Valdés, president
  • Ciudad Victoria – Guadalupe Victoria, first president
  • Gómez Farías Municipality, Tamaulipas – Valentín Gómez Farías, president
  • Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, Tamaulipas – Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, president (1964–1970)
  • Hidalgo, Tamaulipas – Miguel Hidalgo y Castillo, initiator of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Jiménez, Tamaulipas – Colonel Juan Nepomuceno Jiménez (b. 1787), leader of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Mainero, Tamaulipas – General Guadalupe Mainero Juárez (1856–1901), governor
  • Marte R. Gómez (Tamaulipas) – Ing. Marte R. Gómez (1896–1973), governor
  • Matamoros, Tamaulipas – Mariano Matamoros, leader of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Nueva Ciudad Guerrero – Vicente Guerrero, leader of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Ocampo, Tamaulipas – Melchor Ocampo, liberal politician and diplomat
  • San Carlos Municipality, Tamaulipas – Charles of Sezze (1613–1670), friar of the Franciscan Order
  • San Fernando, Tamaulipas – Ferdinand III of Castile
  • San Nicolás Municipality, Tamaulipas – Saint Nicholas, bishop
  • Úrsulo Galván (Tamaulipas) – Úrsulo Galván Reyes (1893–1930)
  • Xicoténcatl, Tamaulipas – Xicotencatl II (d. 1522), Tlacochcalcatl (prince) and warlord of Tizatlan, Tlaxcala

Tlaxcala

  • Acuamanala de Miguel Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo y Castillo, priest and initiator of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Amaxac de Guerrero – Vicente Guerrero, general and leader of the Mexican War of Independence and 2nd president
  • Benito Juárez Municipality, Tlaxcala – Benito Juárez, liberal president (1858–1872)
  • Emiliano Zapata Municipality, Tlaxcala – Emiliano Zapata (d. 1919), general and leader of the Mexican Revolution
  • Ixtacuixtla de Mariano Matamoros – Mariano Matamoros, priest and general of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Lázaro Cárdenas Municipality, Tlaxcala, Sanctorum de Lázaro Cárdenas – Lázaro Cárdenas, president (1934–1940)
  • La Magdalena Tlaltelulco – Mary Magdalen
  • Mazatecochco de José María Morelos – José María Morelos, priest and general of the Mexican War of Independence
  • Muñoz de Domingo Arenas – Domingo Arenas (1888–1918), revolutionary from the state of Tlaxcala
  • Nanacamilpa de Mariano Arista – Mariano Arista (1802–1855), soldier and president (1851–1853)
  • Papalotla de Xicohténcatl, Tlaxcala de Xicohténcatl – Xicotencatl I (1425–1522), tlatoani (king) of Tizatlan, confederacy of Tlaxcala
  • San Damián Texoloc – Saint Damian (died c. AD 287) Arab physician Christian martyr
  • San Francisco Tetlanohcan – Francis of Assisi
  • San Jerónimo Zacualpan – Saint Jerome, translator of the Bible
  • San Juan Huactzinco, San Juan Totolac – John the Apostle
  • San Lorenzo Axocomanitla – Saint Lawrence
  • San Lucas Tecopilco – Luke the Evangelist
  • San Pablo del Monte – Paul the Apostle
  • Santa Ana Chiautempan, Santa Ana Nopalucan – Saint Anne, grandmother of Jesus
  • Santa Apolonia Teacalco – Saint Apollonia (d. AD 249)
  • Santa Catarina Ayometla – Catherine of Siena, member of the Dominican Order
  • Santa Isabel Xiloxoxtla – Saint Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist
  • Tepetitla de Lardizabal – Miguel de Lardizabal, statesman
  • Zitlaltepec de Trinidad Sánchez Santos – Trinidad Sánchez Santos, politician

Veracruz

Alto Lucero to Mixtla

  • Alto Lucero de Gutiérrez Barrios – Fernando Gutiérrez Barrios (governor)
  • Alvarado, Veracruz – Pedro de Alvarado
  • Ángel R. Cabada – Ángel Rosario Cabada, agrarian leader
  • Benito Juárez, Veracruz – Benito Juárez
  • Camarón de Tejeda, Chicontepec de Tejeda – Adalberto Tejeda Olivares, Politician
  • Camerino Z. Mendoza (municipality) – es:Camerino Z. Mendoza (1879–1913), general during the Mexican Revolution
  • Carlos A. Carrillo, Veracruz – Carlos A. Carrillo (1855–1893), educator from Córdoba, Veracruz
  • Carrillo Puerto (municipality) – Felipe Carrillo Puerto
  • Cazones de Herrera – Gral. Vicente Herrera Hernandez (1874–1947)
  • Chicontepec de Tejeda – Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada, liberal president (1872–1876)
  • Chinampa de Gorostiza – Manuel Eduardo de Gorostiza
  • Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Veracruz – Cuauhtémoc (c. 1502–1525), last tlatoani (emperor or leader) of the Aztecs
  • Cosautlán de Carvajal – Ángel Carvajal Bernal (Governor)
  • Coscomatepec de Bravo – Nicolás Bravo, general and three-time president
  • Emiliano Zapata Municipality, Veracruz – Emiliano Zapata
  • Filomeno Mata – Filomeno Mata Rodríguez (1845–1911), educator
  • Gutiérrez Zamora – Manuel Gutiérrez Zamora
  • Hueyapan de Ocampo – Melchor Ocampo, liberal intellectual and diplomat
  • Huiloapan de Cuauhtémoc – Cuauhtémoc, last emperor of the Aztecs
  • Ignacio de la Llave (Municipality) – Ignacio de la Llave (governor)
  • Ixhuatlán de Madero – Francisco I. Madero
  • Jáltipan de Morelos – José María Morelos y Pavón (d. 1813), priest and general during the War of Independence
  • Jesús Carranza, Veracruz – Jesús Carranza, father of Venustiano Carranza
  • José Azueta, Veracruz – es:José Azueta, naval cadet who fought at the Battle of Veracruz in 1914
  • José Cardel, Veracruz – José Cardel, founder of a sugar-cane mill in 1923
  • Juan de la Luz Enriquez, Veracruz – 19th century governor Juan de la Luz Enríquez
  • Juan Rodríguez Clara – Juan Rodríguez Clara
  • Juchique de Ferrer – Jaume Ferrer, Majorcan sailor who explored the West African coast
  • Landero y Coss – Francisco Landero y Coss (1828–1900), governor of Veracruz
  • Lerdo de Tejada – Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
  • Magdalena Municipality, Veracruz – Mary Magdalene
  • Manlio Fabio Altamirano, Veracruz – es:Manlio Fabio Altamirano Flores (1892–1936), radical politician born in Xalapa
  • Marco Antonio Muñoz, Veracruz – Lic. Marco Antonio Muñoz Turnbull (1914–2001), governor of Veracruz
  • Mariano Escobedo, Veracruz – Mariano Escobedo
  • Minatitlán, Veracruz – Martín Javier Mina y Larrea
  • Mixtla de Altamirano – Ignacio Manuel Altamirano

Naolinco to Zontecomatlán

  • Naolinco de Victoria – Guadalupe Victoria, first president
  • Ozuluama de Mascareñas (municipality) – Colonel Francisco Esteban Mascareñas, who was born here and fought on the Liberal side in the Reform War
  • Papantla de Serafin Olarte – Serafin Olarte, guerrilla leader during the War for Independence
  • Platón Sánchez – Rafael Platón Sánchez (1831–1867), a native of the area who fought in the Battle of Puebla
  • Poza Rica de Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo de Castillo, initiator of the War of Independence
  • Progreso de Zaragoza – Ignacio Zaragoza (1829–1862), military commander at the Battle of Puebla
  • Rafael Delgado, Veracruz – Rafael Delgado (author)
  • Rafael Lucio – Rafael Lucio, doctor from Xalapa
  • San Andrés Tenejapan, San Andrés Tuxtla – Andrew the Apostle
  • San Juan Evangelista – John the Evangelist
  • Sayula de Alemán – Miguel Alemán Valdés (1900–1983), president (1946–1952), born in Sayula
  • Soledad de Doblado – Manuel Doblado, Minister of Foreign Affairs who signed a preliminary peace agreement in Soledad with representatives of England, Spain and France on February 19, 1862
  • Tatahuicapan de Juárez – Benito Juarez
  • Tempoal de Sánchez, Veracruz – Rafael Platón Sánchez (1831–1867), a native of the area who chaired the court martial that sentenced Emperor Maximilian to death by firing squad
  • Tlacotepec de Mejía – José Antonio Mexía (1800-1839), general born in Xalapa who fought at the Anahuac Disturbances in Texas and against Santa Ana in the Battle of Tampico in 1835
  • Túxpam de Rodríguez Cano – Enrique Rodríguez Cano (b. 1912 - d. 1955), native of Tuxpan who was the secretary to President Adolfo Ruiz Cortines
  • Úrsulo Galván – es:Úrsulo Galván Reyes (1893–1930), agrarian leader and member of the Mexican Communist Party born in Tlacotepec de Mejía
  • Xalapa-Enríquez – Juan de la Luz Enríquez, governor (1884–1892)
  • Vega de Alatorre – es:Ignacio R. Alatorre, general during the Reform War
  • Villa Aldama – Juan Aldama (1774–1811), captain during the War of Independence and participant in the Cry of Dolores in 1810
  • Zaragoza, Veracruz – Ignacio Zaragoza (1829–1862), military commander at the Battle of Puebla
  • Zontecomatlán de López y Fuentes – Gregorio López y Fuentes (b. 1897 in La Huasteca), writer and chronicler of the Mexican Revolution

Yucatán

  • Lázaro Cárdenas – Lázaro Cárdenas, president (1934–1940)
  • Motul de Carrillo Puerto – Felipe Carrillo Puerto, governor (1922–1924)
  • Quintana Roo Municipality – Andrés Quintana Roo (1787–1851), writer, leader of the Mexican War of Independence, liberal politician
  • San Felipe Municipality, Yucatán – Philip the Apostle
  • Santa Elena Municipality – Helena, mother of Constantine I (AD c. 247 – c. 330)
  • Suma de Hidalgo – Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (d. 1811), initiator of the War of Independence
  • Tekax de Álvaro Obregón – Álvaro Obregón (1880–1928), president (1920–1924) and President-elect when he was assassinated in 1928

Zacatecas

  • Anacleto López – General Anacleto López (1894–1970), chief of military operations in Tepetongo
  • Calera de Víctor Rosales – Víctor Rosales (1776–1817), one of the thirteen founding fathers of Mexico
  • Cuauhtémoc Municipality, Zacatecas – Cuauhtémoc (d. 1521), last emperor of Tenochtitlan
  • El Plateado de Joaquín Amaro – Joaquín Amaro, revolutionary
  • El Salvador – Jesus
  • Florencia de Benito Juárez – Benito Juárez, president
  • Genaro Codina – Genaro Codina, composer of the state anthem, "Marcha de Zacatecas"
  • General Enrique Estrada – Enrique Estrada (1890–1942) was a general, politician, and Secretary of National Defense.
  • General Francisco R. Murguía – Francisco R. Murguía (1873–1922), governor of Zacatecas
  • General Juan José Ríos – Juan José Ríos (1882–1954), revolutionary
  • General Pánfilo Natera – Pánfilo Natera (1882–1951), revolutionary
  • Guadalupe Municipality, Zacatecas – Virgin Mary
  • Jerez de García Salinas – Francisco García Salinas, governor born in Jerez (1829–1834)
  • Juan Aldama, Zacatecas – Juan Aldama, a leader of the War of Independence
  • Lázaro Cárdenas (Zacatecas) – Lázaro Cárdenas, president (1934–1940)
  • Luis Moya, Zacatecas – es:Luis Moya Regis (1855–1911), revolutionary
  • Miguel Alemán, Zacatecas – Miguel Alemán Valdés, president
  • Miguel Auza Municipality – General Miguel Auza Arrenechea (1822–1892), who was born in Sombrerete and fought in the Reform War and at the 1863 Siege of Puebla
  • Manuel Ávila Camacho – Manuel Ávila Camacho, president
  • Matías Ramos – Matías Ramos Santos (1891–1962), Secretary of National Defense under Adolfo Ruiz Cortines
  • Melchor Ocampo – Melchor Ocampo, liberal politician
  • Morelos – Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon (d. 1813), a leader of the War of Independence
  • Moyahua de Estrada – Enrique Estrada, revolutionary
  • Presa Leobardo Reynoso – Leobardo Reynoso Gutierrez (1902–1993), Governor of Zacatecas
  • San Cayatano – Saint Cajetan (1480–1547)
  • San Pedro Piedra Gorda – Saint Peter
  • Santa María de la Paz – Mary, mother of Jesus
  • Teúl de González Ortega Municipality and Villa González Ortega – Jesús González Ortega (1822–1881), general who defended Puebla during the 1863 siege, governor of Zacatecas
  • Trinidad García de la Cadena – José Trinidad García de la Cadena Varela (1823–1886), liberal general from Zacatecas who supported the Plan de la Noria in 1871
  • Villa de Cos – Doctor José María Cos, born in Zacatecas in 1770
  • Villa García, Zacatecas – Francisco García Salinas, governor
  • Villa Hidalgo, Zacatecas – Miguel Hidalgo (d.1811)

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