Santo Tomas La Union Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Santo Tomas is a 4th class coastal municipality of La Union province in Region 1, Philippines.

Municipal Hall in Santo Tomas La Union
Municipal Hall in Santo Tomas, La Union (Credit: Ramon FVelasquez

Profile of Santo Tomas Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of La Union in Northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Agoo (north), Tubao (east), Rosario (south)
Area –> 64.00 km2 (24.71 sq mi)
Population –> 39,092 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 117,877,158.05
Barangays –> 13
Terrain –> Hilly with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congresswoman –> Sandra Eriguel
Mayor –> Severino Carbonell
Vice Mayor –> Winnie Doctolero

History of Santo Tomas

Santo Tomas was founded as a town in 1764.

Economy of Santo Tomas

Santo Tomas is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Santo Tomas

Agoo–Damortis Protected Landscape and Seascape
Santo Tomas Mariculture Park
Sungyot Island
Beaches in Barangay Narvacan
Santo Tomas Parish Church
Shrine of Nuestra Señora del Mar Cautiva Parish Church

Festivals in Santo Tomas

Daing Festival

Map of Santo Tomas Municipality in La Union

See also: Profile of Mayor Severino Carbonell, Governor Francisco Ortega III

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