Santa Maria (Pangasinan) Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Santa Maria is a 4th class inland municipality of Pangasinan Province in the Ilocos Region or Region 1, Philippines.

Santa Maria Municipal Hall
Santa Maria Municipal Hall in Pangasinan (Credit: Erika Nisa Aspiras)

Profile of Santa Maria Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Pangasinan Province in northwestern Luzon Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Asingan and Tayug (north), San Quintin (east), Balungao (west), Villasis (west)
Area –> 69.50 km2 (26.83 sq mi)
Population –> 33,038 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 83,358,047.58
Barangays –> 23
Terrain –> Flat
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Pangasinense, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 6th
Government Officials
Congressman –> Tyrone Agabas
Mayor –> Julius Ramos
Vice Mayor –> Teodoro A. Ramos

History of Santa Maria

The town of Santa Maria was founded on January 10, 1855.

Economy of Santa Maria

Santa Maria is an agricultural town where rice and corn are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Santa Maria

Santa Maria Public Plaza
Our Lady of the Pillar Parish Church

Festivals in Santa Maria

Mushroom Festival

Map of Santa Maria Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Julius Ramos, Governor Amado Espino III

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