|Práxedis Gilberto Guerrero|
Bust of the town's namesake in the central plaza
Municipality of Práxedis G. Guerrero in Chihuahua
|Municipality||Práxedis G. Guerrero|
|o Total||808.97 km2 (312.35 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,100 m (3,600 ft)|
The town was founded in 1849, as San Ignacio, by the priest Ramón Ortiz y Miera. The original settlers were a group of people from Texas and New Mexico, who did not wish to remain in the United States following the cession of those territories under the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.