San Antonio is a 1st class landlocked municipality of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon or Region 3, Philippines.
Profile of San Antonio Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southwestern part of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Zaragoza (north), Jaen (east), Cabiao (south), Concepcion and La Paz both in Tarlac Province (west)
Area –> 153.56 km2 (59.29 sq mi)
Population –> 77,836 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 157,416,515.57
Barangays –> 16
Terrain –> Lowland
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading
Major Products –> Rice, Poultry, Egg, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, Kapampangan, English
Legislative District –> 4th
Congressman –> Maricel Natividad Nagano
Mayor –> Arvin Salonga
Vice Mayor –> Julieta Maxwell
History of San Antonio
The town of San Antonio was formerly called Barrio Delinquente which was part of Gapan. It was organized as a separate pueblo in 1843 with Father Leocadio Luis as the first parish priest.
San Antonio is an agricultural town where rice and poultry are the major products. Soft broom, locally called Walis Tambo, from the tiger grass is the specialty cottage product of the town.
Tourist Spots in San Antonio
Saint Anthony Abbot Parish Church
Festivals in San Antonio
Walis Tambo Festival
Map of San Antonio Municipality in Nueva Ecija