Fuente Santa - Almeria - Spain
¡ Welcome to Fuente Santa !
Fuente Santa is one municipal distric of Gérgal (Almeria) that gradually
was becoming depopulated from halfway through the twenty century. This
Web page has been created with the intention to maintain a graphical and historical
file of the place. All the information that can be provided to us, either in documents
or historical reviews, will be welcome.
Fuente Santa is located next to the municipal areas of Alboloduy,
Santa Cruz and Santa Fe. In fact, Gérgal watercourse,
that runs in sense the north-south, is the one that marks the territorial
limits between the municipal area of Gérgal and those of Santa Cruz and Alboloduy.
In addition it is necessary to stand out that the Fuente Santa railway station is
located in the south of the locality, in the limit between the municipal areas
of Gérgal and Santa Fe. In fact, Fuente Santa railway station is located in
the múnicipal area of Santa Fe.
If there is something representative of Fuente Santa,
it is without a doubt its fountain. In relationship to this item,
in Guide of the Swimmer published in 1876 the following thing can be read:
In the Gérgal watercourse and to one legua away of the village lies
the Fuente Santa, whose water is of 23º, and contains sulfurated hydrogen.
It is used against all the cutaneous diseases and is very concurred."
Fuente Santa is a little far away from all sites. One could arrive there by train until
some years ago, but nowadays no train has shutdown in its railway station.
The best way to arrive at the place is by a 7 km nonasphalted road from
municipal distric of Las Alcubillas.
The approximate distances in straight line to the near municipalities are
the following ones:
- To Gergal: 7 Km
- To Alboloduy: 7,5 Km
- To Santa Cruz: 7 Km
- To Santa Fe: 11 Km
- To Tabernas: 14 Km
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Last Update: 23 October 2004