Uson Masbate Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Uson is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Masbate Province in the Bicol Region, Philippines.

Municipal Hall in Uson Masbate
Municipal Hall of Uson, Masbate (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Uson Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Masbate Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Dimasalang (east), Cawayan (south), Milagros (southwest), Mobo (west)
Area –> 163.20 km2 (63.01 sq mi
Population –> 56,168 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 123,742,362.83
Barangays –> 35
Terrain –> Hilly with coastal Plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Coconut, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Masbateno, Bicolano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 3rd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Wilton “Tonton” Kho
Mayor –> Salvador Uson
Vice Mayor –> Felipe U. Sanchez

History of Uson

In 1903, Uson had a population of 2,509 which increased to 22,591 in 1960.

Economy of Uson

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

Tourist Spots in Uson

Festivals in Uson

Panugway Festival

Map of Uson Municipality in Masbate Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Salvador Uson, Governor Antonio Kho

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