The Dominican friars, led by fray Antonio de Pamplona, formally founded the village of San Marcos Evangelista Tuchtla on the right bank of the river of the Sabines (today río Sabinal), with zoque villages that was settled in the plain known as the Tochtlan, belonging now to the Convent of Tecpatán.
Created the intendance of Ciudad Real de Chiapa, merging the interior of Soconusco with the mayoralties of Ciudad Real Tuxtla, and it's named as its first governor mayor don Francisco Saavedra and Carvajal; Tuxtla was a head of the political party jurisdiction in 33 villages.
Birth of Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez, favorite son of Tuxtla.
In January first is installed in Tuxtla Gutiérrez the first town hall.
September 4th at the request of the trustee Attorney Joseph Palacios Corona, the independence of Villa de Tuxtla is proclaimed
Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez, fray Matías de Córdova, Matías Ruiz and fray Ignacio Barnoya, signed the Plan Chiapas Libre.
September 12th. Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez signed, in behalf of Villa de Tuxtla, the declaratory Act of the Federation of Chiapas to México.
October 7th Tuxtla recognizes the Federation of Chiapas to Mexico.
Captain Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez is elected as first Federal Deputy.
Becomes the first printing press to the municipality of Tuxtla.
May 3th is published the first newspaper in Chiapas entitled "Campana Chiapaneca", directed by Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez.
On June 29th the town of Tuxtla it's rised to the rank of city.
Captain Joaquín Miguel Gutiérreaz is named as the second constitutional Governor of Chiapas.
June 8th Captain Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez dies heroically, fighting for his federalist ideas.
May 31th the Gutierrez lastname is added to the city of Tuxtla, in honor to don Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez.
A public monument rises in honor of don Joaquín Miguel Gutiérrez.
On January 4th the powers are transferred to Tuxtla Gutierrez, remaining until January 18, 1861.
On February 1st the powers of San Cristobal moved to the city of Tuxtla, remaining until December 31th, 1867.
The first public clock is placed in the old building of the political leadership.
Public authorities are passed from the status of the city of San Cristóbal de las Casas to Tuxtla Gutiérrez.
The Copoya town is founded.
On september 16th Governor Rafael Pimentel inaugurates the new Palace of the State Government and the Colegio de Niñas was founded with a group of nuns brought from France.
The village of Teran is inaugurated and therefore the municipality of the same name.
February 16th, the first automobile in Tuxtla arrives.
On september 12th, it was inaugurated on the roof of the Palace of the State Government, the meteorological observatory that was in charge of the engineer Julio Quiroz.
September 17th opens, the State public library too.
On december 8 th it is composed the first time the anthem to Chiapas, with lyrics by the poet José Emilio Grajales and Lieutenant Miguel Lara Vasallo music
January 2nd the elementary school Dr. Belisario Domínguez begins classes at Ex convent of the parish of San Marcos.
Carlos A. Vidal founded the first central park of Tuxtla called "Parque 12 de Octubre”.
Burning of santos and closure of Catholic churches in the city of Tuxtla Gutiérrez.
On 5 th February, the President of the Republic, general Manuel Avila Camacho, inaugurated the monument to the flag. Statues of Asunción Orozco and Secundina Orantes, represented the Chiapas and Mexican woman, respectively.
Opens the new building of the public library of the State, situated in the corner that was the central street and First Avenue North.
On 27th august, the Governor Rafael Pascacio Gamboa opened the Juy-Juy fountain or “Magueyito”.
On January 31th, the Institute of Sciences and Arts of Chiapas is created by the Governor Juan M. Esponda (ICACH) in the building that the former Governor Rafael Pascacio had built in 1944 for the University.
The Governor Francisco J. Grajales opens the Botanical Garden Dr. Faustino Miranda.
July 24 th the Diocese of Tuxtla is erected and the parish of San Marcos Evangelista acquires the rank of Cathedral.
Held the first regional fair of Chiapas, now popularly known as Feria Chiapas.
On 11th may, the Governor Juan Sabines Gutiérrez opens the Centro de Convivencia Infantil.
In April, the President of the Republic José López Portillo inaugurated the new building of the Museo Regional de Antropología e Historia de Chiapas.
June 14th is inaugurated the State Legislative and Judicial Palace.
On 20th November, Governor Juan Sabines Gutiérrez inaugurated the Theater of the City, Emilio Rabasa.
On September 12th, the Governor Elmar Harald Setzer inaugurates the “Parque Jardín de la Marimba”.
On december 23th the H. Ayuntamiento constitucional adopts as municipal coat of arms designed by the painter Luis Ernesto Morán Villatoro, winner of the designcompetition of the coat of arms of Tuxtla.