The area is Mineral de Pozos had no major settlements; chichimecas was inhabited by nomadic tribes, huachichiles, Copuces, guaxabanes and pames.
European presence in the area is given until 1576 when they first Jesuits to evangelize the local population. At that time the area was called Palmar de Vega.
In 1590 the Viceroy Don Luis de Velasco, sent Gonzalo de Tapia, missionary of the Society of Jesus to subdue the local population. The priest had knowledge of both the language and local customs. He is credited with the founding of the Parish of San Luis Rey.
After living two years between them he managed to convince them to convert to Catholicism and subjugate to the Spanish crown. Thus the pacification and the subsequent Spanish domination was definitively consolidated.
Once completed independence, President Santa Ana decree "Federal Territory Sierra Gorda" which was as head the city of San Luis de la Paz. Once the territory was divided into two districts, five games and ten municipalities, step Mineral Wells (then Porfirio Diaz Ciudad) to be part of the District and San Luis Party of Peace, one of the 9 municipalities.
Once fragmented the territory through high maintenance costs, Mineral Wells became part of the municipality of San Luis de la Paz definitively.