Coroneo is one of the 46 municipalities of the Mexican state of Guanajuato. Its total population, according to data from the II Population and Housing Count 2005 carried out by the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, is 3,652 inhabitants, of which 1744 are men and 1908 are women. Its main economic activities are trade and artisan work of sheep's wool, as well as the cultivation of seasonal maize. It was founded in the year 1537 by otomies. It was a very important religious center of the region. Coroneo means "place between hills" in Otomi language comes from Corubu-ec which means "Place that is surrounded", because the town is located in the cradle of a hill and is surrounded by some hills.
The annual celebration of Coroneo is celebrated on October 22-26, those are the days of the Patron Saint of the People, Santiago Apóstol.