Jones is a 1st class inland municipality of Isabela Province in Cagayan Valley Region or Region 2, Philippines.
Profile of Jones Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Isabela Province in northeastern Luzon Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Echague (north and east), San Agustin (south), Aglipay and Saguday in Quirino Province and Santiago City (west)
Area –> 670.14 km2 (258.74 sq mi)
Population –> 45,666 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 214,019,404.38
Barangays –> 42
Terrain –> Hilly with mountains and lowland
Industries –> Agriculture and Trading
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Ifugao, Ibanag, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 4th
Congressman –> Sheena Tan
Mayor –> Leticia Sebastian
Vice Mayor –> Gaylord B. Gumpal
History of Jones
The town was named after American Representative William Atkinson Jones who authored the Philippine Autonomy Act of 1916. Originally a territory of Echague, it was established as a separate municipality on January 1, 1921 with Don Antonio Vallejo as the first municipal president (mayor).
Economy of Jones
Jones is an agricultural town where rice and corn are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Jones
Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish Church
Festivals in Jones
Map of Jones Municipality in Isabela Province