Odiongan History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Odiongan is a 2nd class coastal municipality of Romblon Province in MiMaRoPa Region or Region IV-B, Philippines.

Odiongan Municipal Hall
Odiongan Municipal Hall (Credit: Romblon News Network )

Profile of Odiongan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central Part of Tablas Island in Romblon Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> San Andres and San Agustin (north), Santa Maria (east), Alcantara and Looc (south), Ferrol (west)
Area –> 185.67 km2 (71.69 sq mi)
Population –> 45,367 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with rollings hills and coastal plains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Coconut, Fish, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 25
Revenue (2016) –> 139,117,003.31
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Eleandro Jesus Madrona
Mayor –> Trina Firmalo Fabic
Vice Mayor –> Diven F. Dimaala
Councilors (Sangguniang Bayan or SB Members)
Kit Firmalo y Diola
Rolando Forca y Cruz
Romeo “Chow” Chua y Fermanejo
Michael “Butchoy” Arevalo
Alexander Formento
Quincy Anne Bantang
Gecelle Fainsan
Nicky Faderogao

History of Odiongan

Odiongan was first settled by Negritoes and later by Onhan-speaking People who came from Panay Island. In 1847, it was founded as a pueblo.

Economy of Odiongan

The economy of Odiongan municipality is based on farming and fishing where rice, coconut, and fish are the primary products.

Odiongan is the gateway to Tablas Island due the presence of a seaport. With several wholesalers, the town also serves as the commercial center of the island.

Tourist Spots in Odiongan

Garing Falls of Tuguis

Canlabha Beach
Libertad Mangrove Sanctuary
Gabawan Vista Point
Puting Bato
Cathedral of St.vincent Ferrer
Lyn’s fern Garden

Festivals in Odiongan

Kanidugan Festival (Coconut Festival)
Fiesta de la Senior Vicente Ferrer
Map of Odiongan Municipality in Romblon Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Trina Firmalo Fabic, Governor Jose Riano

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