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Encyclopedia > Levittown, Puerto Rico

Levittown, Puerto Rico, part of the municipality of Toa Baja, is one of the largest planned communities in Puerto Rico. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Toa Baja is a municipality of Puerto Rico. ...


Levittown is divided into eight sections (called secciones) and different sub-divisions called urbanizaciones (suburbs) or gated communities. Levittown is famed for its large, light blue painted water tower (now no longer used) that was one of the first to provide potable water to Puerto Rico.


Levittown's main avenue is Boulevard Ave. It has a public beach known as Punta Salinas and also one of the biggest sports centers of the metropolitan area of San Juan.Its Olympic pool has been in use since its construction in 1977. Its high school is named after a great political leader, Pedro Albizu Campos. Nickname: Location of San Juan within the island of Puerto Rico Coordinates: Country United States Territory Puerto Rico Founded 1508/1521 Area  - City 76. ... Pedro Albizu Campos Pedro Albizu Campos (September 12, 1891 – April 21, 1965) born in Tenerías Village in Ponce, Puerto Rico was the son of Alejandro Albizu and Juana Campos. ...


The Boulevard Avenue has the largest small business buildings in the entire urbanization. Also the Los Dominicos Avenue is the second main avenue and connects to other urbanizations, e.g., Sabana Seca and the city of Bayamon. Levittown has more than three shopping centers. The 165 highway connects the city of Toa Baja with Cataño and Dorado. The 165 is a scenic route and provides a coastal view. Punta Salinas radar and El Morro are visible. At night, the Morro's lighthouse and the Cataño power plant are visible. Bayam n (not to be confused with Bayamo, Cuba) is a city in northern Puerto Rico. ... Bacardi factory, located in Cataño Nickname: El Pueblo que se negó a morir Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: None Location Location within the nation of Puerto Rico Government Country Puerto Rico Mayor Wilson Soto (PNP) Geographical characteristics Area 12. ... Aerial view of El Morro. ...


Punta Salinas, the public beach, is also the home of a Puerto Rico Air National Guard unit, 140 ADS, that provides air traffic control support to the FAA, military and law enforcement operations. It is also the home of a Civil Air Patrol squadron, one of several in Toa Baja city. “FAA” redirects here. ... Civil Air Patrol seal The Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the official civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force (USAF). ...


Levittown is in constant growth and provides tropical weather all year round. The water tower, also known by pilots as the "Levittown Water Tank," provides a visual navigational checkpoint to aircraft flying either to Isla Grande airport or to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. The airspace traffic over Levittown is heavy as it is on the streets. Executive Air dba American Eagle ATR-72 and American Airlines aircraft at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in April 2001 Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in Carolina, Puerto Rico, is the islands main international gateway, and its main connection to the mainland United States. ...


Coordinates: 18°27′00″N, 66°10′54″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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