total surface of the party is of 412.000
hectares that it is distributed in floors
of agricultural aptitude, cattleman and mixed.
The biggest quantity in hectares of cultivation
corresponds to wheat, following them sunflower,
corn, potato, trenches and linen. The bovine,
sheep livestock prevails and in smaller proportion
the equine one and the swinish one.
The city of Balcarce is the
epicentre of the Southeast area of the County
of Buenos Aires.
Their access roads are several
and they complete a circuit with the centers
bordering and with the distant cities to her,
for routes that allow the terrestrial communication
The center of Balcarce is
only 4 kmof the crossing of the routes 226 and
55, being this point to 70 km. of Mar del Plata,
105km. of Tandil for route 226 and to 66 km.
of Colonel Vidal for route 55. To 30 km. of this
crossing, for the one in route to Tandil, it
is the route 29, half easier and quicker of access
to Buenos Aires.
Lima with the cities of: Lobería
to the Southwest, General Pueyrredón
and General Alvarado to the southeast, with
Ayacucho and Tandil to the northwest and with
Ayacucho and Sea Girl to the northeast.
The history of
Balcarce is bound through litigations to
that of Mar del Plata, in such a way that
at the end of the decade of 1860 both towns,
divided in decrees were denominated with the
nickname of "coastal" for the neighbors
of the incipient village formed around the
Port of the Lagoon of The Parents and of "mountain" for
those that understood that the foundation of
a town head of the party that was already denominated
Balcarce, should be carried out in the mountainous
February of 1874, 10 were approved the
planes of Port Balcarce or Port Lagoon of the
In 1876, those "mountain" they obtain
the power to found the Town of San José of
Balcarce. Three years later, for the Law Number
1306, the Party of General Pueyrredón
is believed that would take lands of Balcarce.
June 20 1877 settle down in Balcarce the Municipality
and the Tribunal.
The party of Balcarce was
created by the governor's initiative Mariano
Saavedra and its formation was of the Tiny
division of Sea, Tandil and Lobería.
The foundation of the party
of Balcarce was summed up the day August 31
1865 and June of 1876, 22 under a layout approved
in 1874, the city was founded.
In October of 1876 it intends
for the splendid town on behalf of San José of
Balcarce, winner of the Battle of Suipacha
and Boss of San Martin's Army in Chile. Later
on, the Honorable Deliberative Council declared
valid two denominations: "Balcarce" and "San
José of Balcarce."
It stands out
for their agricultural wealth and capable lands
for potato's siembra, corn, wheat, sunflower,