Los Algodones

The Andrade Port of Entry connects Los Algodones to Andrade, California.
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City in Mexicali Municipality, Baja California.

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Mexicali Municipality

Municipality in the Mexican state of Baja California.

Municipality in the Mexican state of Baja California.

1) Los Algodones, located in the Valley Zone.

The current border was originally decided after the Mexican–American War (1846–1848). Most of the border is settled on the Rio Grande River on the border of Texas and northeastern Mexico. To the left lies San Diego, California and on the right is Tijuana, Baja California. The building in the foreground on the San Diego side is a sewage treatment plant built to clean the Tijuana River.

Mexico–United States border

International border separating Mexico and the United States, extending from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Gulf of Mexico in the east.

International border separating Mexico and the United States, extending from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Gulf of Mexico in the east.

The current border was originally decided after the Mexican–American War (1846–1848). Most of the border is settled on the Rio Grande River on the border of Texas and northeastern Mexico. To the left lies San Diego, California and on the right is Tijuana, Baja California. The building in the foreground on the San Diego side is a sewage treatment plant built to clean the Tijuana River.
A typical plaque constructed by the International Boundary and Water Commission and mounted at the exact location of the border.
United States Border Patrol at Algodones Sand Dunes, California, USA. The fence on the US-Mexican border is a special construction of narrow, 15 ft tall elements, that are movable vertically. This way, they can be lifted on top of the ever shifting sand dunes.
Map of Mexico in 1842
San Diego together with Tijuana creates the bi-national San Diego–Tijuana metropolitan area.
El Paso (top) and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (bottom) seen from earth orbit; the Rio Grande is the thin line separating the two cities through the middle of the photograph. El Paso and Juarez make up the third largest U.S. international metroplex after Detroit–Windsor and San Diego-Tijuana.
Vehicle barrier in the New Mexico desert 2010
Climbing the Mexico–United States barrier fence in Brownsville, Texas
Going into Mexico from El Paso, Texas, U.S.
San Ysidro Port of Entry through vehicle.
The San Ysidro border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana
Passport stamp upon arrival in Tijuana, Baja California land border crossing.
Thousands of cars sit from fifteen minutes to two hours waiting to cross the border.
The Big Bend National Park is located at the Border.
Border Patrol agents in southern Texas in 2013.
Drug trafficking tunnel under the U.S.–Mexico border used by the Sinaloa Cartel
Border for pedestrians in Tijuana, Baja California
US Border Patrol agents review documents of individuals suspected of attempted illegal entry in 2019.
Nogales border fence.
United States-Mexico-border-wall-Progreso-Lakes-Texas.
A volunteer from the Humane Border group is refilling water stations located on the desert of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Memorial coffins on the US-Mexico barrier for those killed crossing the border fence in Tijuana, México.
Mexicans crossing the Río Grande face the Big Bend National Park.
A U.S. Army National Guard member working with the U.S. Border Patrol in support of Operation Jump Start, Arizona, July 2006.
Members of the North Carolina Army National Guard monitoring the U.S.–Mexico border in southwest Arizona.
Federal courthouse in Tucson, AZ, where Operation Streamline proceedings take place.
ICE ERO officers deporting a man wanted for two murders in Mexico.
Mexico-US border wall at Tijuana, Mexico.
Entrance into Mexico at Nogales, AZ (USA).
Border Patrol patrolling the Rio Grande in an airboat in Laredo, Texas.
The start of the border fence in the state of New Mexico—just west of El Paso, Texas.
U.S. Border Patrol helicopter along El Camino del Diablo, Arizona–Sonora border, 2004.
Border between Nogales, Arizona, on the left, and Nogales, Sonora, on the right.
On the left: Nogales, Arizona; on the right, Nogales, Sonora.
Beach in Tijuana at the border in 2006.
A CBP Border Patrol vehicle sitting near Mexico–U.S. border.
View of Cross Border Xpress (CBX) bridge from parking lot on U.S. side, with Tijuana Airport on the left and the CBX U.S. terminal on the right.
The U.S.–Mexico border fence near El Paso, Texas.
Portion of border near Jacumba, California, in 2003.
Portion of border near Jacumba, California, in 2009 with enhanced security.

Andrade, California – Los Algodones, Baja California

Andrade is named after General Guillermo Andrade, who founded the settlement with the California Development Company.

Andrade, California

Small locale in the southeasternmost corner of the state of California, in Imperial County.

Small locale in the southeasternmost corner of the state of California, in Imperial County.

Andrade is named after General Guillermo Andrade, who founded the settlement with the California Development Company.
Andrade Mesa wetlands
Looking across the border from Andrade into Los Algodones, Baja California

It is directly across the border from Los Algodones, the northernmost town of the municipality of Mexicali, in Baja California, and in all of Mexico.

Winterhaven, California

Census-designated place (CDP) in Imperial County, California.

Census-designated place (CDP) in Imperial County, California.

Los Algodones, Baja California

Border crossing into Los Algodones from Andrade, California at the southern end of SR 186

California State Route 186

For the earlier highway signed as Route 186, see California State Route 186 (1964-1969).

For the earlier highway signed as Route 186, see California State Route 186 (1964-1969).

Border crossing into Los Algodones from Andrade, California at the southern end of SR 186

Its southern terminus is at the Andrade Port of Entry, which connects it to Los Algodones, Baja California, and its northern terminus is near Winterhaven, California in the location of Araz Junction.

Mural by Diego Rivera at the National Palace depicting the history of Mexico from the Conquest to early 20th century

Manuel Vizcarra

Mexican judge and founder of the city of Mexicali now the state capital of the state of Baja California .

Mexican judge and founder of the city of Mexicali now the state capital of the state of Baja California .

Mural by Diego Rivera at the National Palace depicting the history of Mexico from the Conquest to early 20th century

The group of homes was part of the town of Los Algodones.

Executives of the Inter-California Railway, 1906

Inter-California Railway

Former railroad line which connected the Californias by train.

Former railroad line which connected the Californias by train.

Executives of the Inter-California Railway, 1906

From Calexico, the Inter-Cal crossed the border into Mexicali, Baja California and then continued through the Mexicali Valley, before crossing the border again at Los Algodones, Baja California and finally terminating at Araz Junction in Andrade, California, where the line reconnected to the Sunset line.

Morelos Dam

Built in 1950 across the Colorado River.

Built in 1950 across the Colorado River.

It is located about 1 mi below the junction of the California border and the Colorado River between the town of Los Algodones, Baja California, in northwestern Mexico and Yuma County, Arizona in the southwestern United States.

Former Maya ruins on Isla Mujeres

List of extreme points of Mexico

Easternmost point: 86° 42' 36" W longitude, southeast tip of Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo.

Easternmost point: 86° 42' 36" W longitude, southeast tip of Isla Mujeres, Quintana Roo.

Former Maya ruins on Isla Mujeres

Northernmost point: 32° 43' 06" N latitude Monumento 206, near Los Algodones, Baja California, at the United States border.

Cervecería Mexicali in the 1920's.

Mexicali

Capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California.

Capital city of the Mexican state of Baja California.

Cervecería Mexicali in the 1920's.
Downtown Mexicali in the 1940's.
The Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe began construction in 1918.
Cuauhtémoc School in the 1950's.
Satellite view of the Calexico-Mexicali metro, showing Mexicali and the surrounding Mexicali Valley on the bottom half and Calexico, California and Imperial Valley on the top half.
Aerial view of Mexicali.
Monumento a los Pioneros.
The historic Cervecería Mexicali.
Development in Punta Este.
Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe, seat of the Catholic Diocese of Mexicali.
Resort hotel in Mexicali.
Campus of the Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexicali.
The Casa Cultural of Mexicali.
Ceremonial gate in La Chinesca.
Plaza Calafia bullring, named after Queen Calafia, namesake of California.
Avenida Reforma in downtown.
Mexicali International Airport.
Language dept. at the Autonomous University of Baja California.

However, around 1900, the only area with any real population, aside from the Cocopah, were concentrated in Los Algodones, to the east of Mexicali.