Toa Alta

(TO-ah AHL-tah)

Toa Alta is known as La Cuna de Poetas (birthplace of poets). Toa Alta was founded in 1751.

Toa Alta is located in the nothern coast of the island, north of Naranjito; south of Dorado and Toa Baja; east of Vega Alta and Corozal; and west of Bayamón.

There are many well-known toalteños, among them: former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres.

Toa Alta (Photo: Manuel Santiago)

Toa Alta is made up of 10 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Contorno
  • Galateo
  • Mucarabones
  • Ortiz
  • Piñas
  • Pueblo
  • Quebrada Arenas
  • Quebrada Cruz
  • Río Lajas

Things to See and Do In Toa Alta

Want to know what to see and do in Toa Alta? Discover few ideas for exploring and enjoying the city.

What to Do and See?

Festivals and Events

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Toa Alta Flag

Anthem: Cuna de historia y de grandes poetas


There are 19 public schools in Toa Alta, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education.


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Did You Know?

The Puerto Rican Coat of Arms is the oldest official national seal still used in the Americas.