Serra Negra is a city in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo. It is located at a latitude 22 ° 36’44 “south and a longitude 46 ° 42’02” west, and at an altitude of 925 meters. The population in 2004 was 24,953 inhabitants. It has an area of 203.55 km ².
Foundation: September 23, 1828.
Founder: Lawrence Franco de Oliveira
Elevation to city: April 21, 1885.
Serra Negra was founded on September 23, 1828 by Lawrence Franco de Oliveira.
Lourenço Franco was born in 1775 and died on march 15 of 1833
The town was created at the foot of the top of the mountain, a mountain with a height of 1300 meters. At the time of founding the vegetation was the intense that made very dark. Hence the reason why its founder and his companions, who have settled in Three bars, where referred to the new location, called for SERRANEGRA. This is the true origin of his name.over 5 years ago