Los Vilos, Choapa, Chile Genealogy

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Guide to Commune of Los Vilos ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.

History[edit | edit source]

  • The Spaniards arrived to the territory of the commune as of 1536. The Vilons began as a fishing cove, and eventually became a permanent settlement.
  • The city was declared a minor port in 1855.
  • The Vallenar earthquake of 1922 and the tsunami that accompanied it destroyed much of the commune.
  • The commune of Los Vilos has a population of approximately 18,500 people.[1].


Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]


Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Municipal de Los Vilos


Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Caimanes
  • Chigualoco
  • Guangualí
  • Las Vacas
  • Los Cóndores
  • Quilimarí
  • Tilama


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Los Vilos," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Vilos . Visited 20 November 2017