History of Juan de Acosta

Founded in the early seventeenth century by settlers from the province of Cartagena, in the territories of the landowner Juan de Acosta, the Spanish colonizers were bringing your people, who initiate the cotton, corn and cassava in the area, which is quickly inhabited by more than 20 families took places at the bottom.

Its foundation dates from 1606 and was elevated to the quality of town by Ordinance 52 of August 20, 1892, the Department of BolĂ­var Assembly and ratified by Law 113 of 1892.