Aver-o-Mar We had the parish status between 1922 is 2013, It is now one Poveira zone in the Parish Union of Aver-o-Mar, Earthy and Amorim. Obtained the town status in 2003 and it was built in the town of Povoa de Varzim in 2006. Aver-o-Mar It was a former fishing village and farm north of Varzim, Abonemar is your oldest place name and date 1099.
The settlement of the place was due to the rider of Povoa de Honor, D. Lourenço Fernandes da Cunha. Since the founding County Portugal, Varzim was a vast feudal territory, with administrative autonomy and military, founded by the grandfather of D. Lourenço, and encompassed the entire territory from the coast to the mountain of Laundos. The feud was subsequently fragmented even during the Middle Ages because of its power. At volta 1656, It was attached to the village (County) of Povoa de Varzim, by provision regal, due to a growing population consists of farmers-fishermen. In religious terms belonged to the parish of Amorim, set up own parish in 10 August 1922, separating from Amorim, something that was coveted by place since the late nineteenth century. Rural and fisheries cores Aver-o-Mar become significant throughout the twentieth century. In the last decades of this century, with the urban growth of Povoa de Varzim, the village began as urbanized as a natural result of Barrio Norte, winning beach or suburban character, and much of its population of nearly 10 thousand inhabitants is already integrated into the urban fabric of Varzim.
As the city center, Aver-o-Mar It is traditionally divided into two ethnic groups: beachfront living fisherman and fan of red hair and broad-body; inside the man lived in the village of Galician kind of Amorim. The fan is the worker who lives on land and sea, joining two types of experiences traditionally separated in Povoa de Varzim. One of the local population still subsists on agriculture.
Note also that on the beach of Esteiro is the picturesque Mill Luisa Dacosta, where he lived the writer Luisa Dacosta, Women whose experience of the harshness of life Aver-o-Mar of formerly affected the way the writer see the world.