We report the first record of the snake Drymobius chloroticus (Cope 1886) from Hidalgo State, Mexico. This new record is based on a single juvenile male specimen collected in the municipality of Tepehuacán of Guerrero, Hidalgo. This report fills a gap between the closest localities airline 490.1 km2 ca. NW in Los Tuxtlas, Veracruz, and airline 42.7 ca. km2 SE in the vicinity Xilitla, San Luis Potosí, Mexico.