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MUNICIPALITY OF LOON

Located on the western coast of Bohol is the municipality of Loon. It is said to have been named after a beautiful seaside spring located in the northern part of the Poblacion. However, there is no record to prove this as a fact.

It is not definitely known when the town was established but in 1879, it was already a flourishing community with a population of 7,202.

Municipal Officials: 2013 – 2016

Mayor : LOPEZ, LLOYD PETER MOZO
Vice Mayor : RELAMPAGOS, ELVI PETER LOPEZ
SB Members : BRANZUELA, NILO PRESILLAS
: ALMASA, LYDIA LODRIPAS
: TECSON, KRISTEL PALMA
: LEGITIMAS, ROMEL CELERINOS
: MASAMAYOR, RICKY UY
: CORITICO, ZAIDE YUSON
: PASILBAS, DAMASO CALATRAVA
: LADEZA, EDWIN RECITAS
ABC President :
SK President :

Facts and Figures

Location : Coastal town on the Western Part of Bohol
Congressional District : 1st District
Number of Barangays : 67 Barangay
Income Classification : 2nd Class Municipality (July 1993)
Ave. LGU Annual Income : P63,156,612.00
Total Municipal Land Area : 119.75 sq. kms.
Timberland Area : 2,520 hectares
Soil Cover : Hydrosol, Faraon Clay, Bolinao, Calape Clay Loam, Batuan Faraon Complex
River Basins (Watershed Areas) : Mualong RB, Anislag RB, Abatan RB, Tubigon RB, Sandingan & Cabilao RB
Population : 45,215 (2000 Census)
: 42,441 (2007)
: 41,561 (2012 projected)
Average Population Growth Rate : 0.87% (2000 – 2007) NSO Source
Total Number of Households : 8,682 (2007 Census)
Major Industries : Garments, Mat-weaving, Tuba Gathering
Literacy Rate : Literate = 91.56%, Illiterate = 8.44%
Higher Education Institutions : none
Number of Secondary Schools : 7
Number of Primary/Elementary Schools : 17 Primary, 23 Elementary
Language/Dialect : Boholano (Binisaya)
Religion/Religious Affiliation (1990) : Roman Catholic (98.16%)
Main source of potable water : Groundwater
Water Supply : L1 facilities – 33 DW, 37 SW, 85 Dug Well/ Spring
: L2 systems ( 5 sources)
: L3 system (5 sources)
Potable Water Demand : 3,892 cu.m./day (CY 1998) 9,214 cu.m./day (CY 2030)
Estimated Groundwater Recharge : 70,692 cu.m./day (average)
Water Demand for Irrigation : None
Energization Status (as of CY 2010) : 67 Barangays Energized; 9,768 (99%) households energized/connected; 9,900 potential house connections
No. of HH w/ accessed to Sanitary Toilets : 9,866 (88.05% CY 2010 )
Drainage and Sewerage System : None
Number of Barangay Health Stations : 13 (19%)
Number of Hospital : 1 (25 bed capacity)
Number of Municipal Health Center : 1
Number of Day Care Centers : 63 (94%)
Carpable Areas : None
Total Road Length : 229.90 kilometers
Total Number of Bridges : 10 (153 linear meters)
Communication System : 3 Public Calling Office (PLDT, BAYANTEL), Globe Telephone
Official Website : www.loon.gov.ph