San Jacinto (Pangasinan) Tourist Spots, History, Festival

San Jacinto is a 3rd class inland municipality of Pangasinan Province in Ilocos Region or Region 1, Philippines.

San Jacinto Municipal Hall in Pangasinan
San Jacinto Municipal Hall in Pangasinan (Photo Credit: Neil Hidalgo )

Profile of San Jacinto Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Pangasinan in northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> San Fabian (north), Pozorrubio (east), Manaoag (south), Mangaldan (west)
Area –> 44.18 km2 (17.06 sq mi)
Population –> 40,848 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 107,375,953.14
Barangays –> 19
Terrain –> Flat with some hills
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Pangasinense, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 4th
Government Officials
Congressman –> Christopher “Toff” de Venecia
Mayor –> Leo de Vera
Vice Mayor –> Robert O. De Vera

History of San Jacinto

The town of San Jacinto was founded on August 17, 1598 by Rev. Fr. Herminigildo Milgar.

Economy of San Jacinto

San Jacinto is an agricultural town where rice and corn are the major products.

Tourist Spots in San Jacinto

San Jacinto Public Plaza
San Jacinto (St. Hyacinth) Parish Church

Festivals in San Jacinto

San Jacinto Town Fiesta

Map of San Jacinto Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Leo de Vera, Governor Amado Espino III

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