History of Zapayan

The first settlers who arrived in Punta de Piedras to settle after Chimilas farmers were about riparian population Robles Bolívar, led by Jose Calvo, better known as Joselito, in about the year 1800, who begin to build first houses on the banks of the Swamp zapayán. Zapayán was created as a Municipality through Ordinance Number 05 June 2000, was validated by approving referendum on July 30 of that year