Santa Maria (Isabela) Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Santa Maria is a 4th class landlocked municipality of Isabela Province in Cagayan Valley Region, Philippines.

Santa Maria in Isabela
Santa Maria in Isabela

Profile of Santa Maria Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Isabela Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Enrile in Cagayan Proince (north), San Pablo (east), Cabagan (south), Rizal in Kalinga Province (west)
Area –> 140.00 km2 (54.05 sq mi)
Population –> 25,382 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 75,672,052.32
Barangays –> 20
Terrain –> Lowland with mountains and hills in the west
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Sugarcane, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Ibanag, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Antonio T. Albano
Mayor –> Hilario Gabriel Pagauitan
Vice Mayor –> Danilo S. Masigan

History of Santa Maria

The town of Santa Maria was founded as a pueblo in 1703 with with Don Martin Masigan as gobernadorcillo. Previously, it was part of Cabagan. Its name was influenced by the Masigan family whose fist child was named Maria.

Economy of Santa Maria

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

Tourist Spots in Santa Maria

Immaculate Conception Parish Church

Festivals in Santa Maria

Patronal Feast Day

Map of Santa Maria Municipality

See also: Profile of Mayor Hilario Gabriel Pagauitan, Governor Rodolfo Albano III

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