MUNICIPALITY OF TUBIGON

A coastal town having a coastline 14 kilometers long, this town is located at the northern part of the province. It has a good port of entry where ferry boats are plying daily from Cebu and back carrying passengers and cargoes.

 

The early settlers called the place “Tubigan” meaning having water or watery because the community was always submerged in water when rivers overflows its banks during rainy seasons. Later, this was changed to “Tubigon” meaning a place abounding in water, because under the fertile soil there is plenty of water aside from the many springs and streams of the town. At present these sources of water are converted into a giant irrigation dam to regulate the flow of supply of water to the ricefields.

 

Municipal Officials: 2013 – 2016

 

Mayor : AMILA, MARLON ROJAS
Vice Mayor : FORTICH, VIRGILIO CAÑIZARES
SB Members : FLORES, EVERARDEEN ALFORQU
: VILLABER, RENATO CORBITA
: CONCHA, SUSAN ESPERA LOPOZ
: MASCARIÑAS, ERNESTO MANTE
: FUENTES, PACIENTE DELACRUZ
: MUGA, TEODORICO POZON
: RESERVA, JAIME YUNG
: BERGADO, PELUCHE LIBARIOS
ABC President :
SK President :

FACTS and FIGURES

Location : Coastal town on the Western part of Bohol
Congressional District : 1st District
Number of Barangays : 34 barangays
Income Classification : 1st Class
Ave. LGU Annual Income : P 61,919,676.00
Total Municipal Land Area : 75.56 sq. kms
Timberland Area : 306 hectares
Alienable & Disposable (A & D) : 7,880 hectares
Soil Cover : Bolinao Caly, Batuan Faraon Complex, Batuan Clay,Loam, Calape Clay Loam
River Basins (Watershed Areas) : Abatan RB, Tubigon RB
Population : 40,385 ( 2000 NSO Census )
: 44,434 ( 2007 NSO Census )
: 47,506 ( 2012 projected )
Average Population Growth Rate : 1.33 ( 2000-2007 NSO )
Total Number of Households : 8,965 ( 2007 Census )
Major Industries : Farming, Cottage Basket Weaving, Livestock Raising
Literacy Rate : Literate = 92.84% Illiterate = 7.15%
Higher Education Institutions : 1
Number of Secondary Schools : 7
Number of Primary/Elementary Schools : 8 Primary 28 Elementary Schools
Language/Dialect : Boholano (Binisaya)
Religion/Religious Affiliation (1990) : Roman Catholic (96.29%)
Main source of potable water : Groundwater
Water Supply : L1 facilities – 167 DW, 197 SW, 53 Improved Springs
: L2 systems (communal faucets in 11 barangays)
: L3 systems in 5 barangays
Potable Water Demand : 4,601 cubic meters per day (cum/d), CY 1998; 12,572 cu.m./d (CY 2030)
Estimated Groundwater Discharge : 41,451 cu.m./day (average)
Water Demand for Irrigation : none
Energization Status (as of CY 2000) : 34 (All Barangays Energized); 11,265 (110%) households energized/connected; 10,200 potential house connections
No. of HH w/ accessed to Sanitary Toilets : 7,089 (79.07% 2010)
Drainage and Sewerage System : none
Number of Barangay Health Stations : 14 (29%)
Number of Hospital : 1 (20-bed capacity – Private)
Number of Municipality Health Centers : 1
Number of Day Care Centers : 34 (100%)
Carpable Areas : 17 barangays
Total Road Length : 120.09 kilometers
Total Number of Bridges : 14 ( 220 linear meters)
Communication System : 2 Public Calling Office (PLDT Operated); Globe Telephone
Official Website : www.tubigon.gov.ph

 

 

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