Santo Tomas (Isabela) Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Santo Tomas Isabela Municipal Hall
Santo Tomas Isabela Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Santo Tomas Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Isabela Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Cabagan (north and east), Delfin Albano (south), Quezon (west)
Area –> 60.70 km2 (23.44 sq mi)
Population –> 23,005 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 73,487,133.85
Barangays –> 27
Terrain –> Lowland with some hills in the west
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Ibanag, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Antonio T. Albano
Mayor –> Antonio Talaue Sr.
Vice Mayor –> Leandro Antonio P. Talaue

History of Santo Tomas

The town of Sano Tomas was named after the pioneers Don Tomas Gatan and Don Tomas Bautista. Previously a part of Cabagan, it was created on January 5, 1949 by virtue of Executive Order No. 199 issued by President Elpidio Quirino.

Economy of Santo Tomas

Santo Tomas is an agricultural town where rice and corn are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Santo Tomas

Saint Clare of Assisi Parish Church

Festivals in Santo Tomas

Inatata Festival

Map of Santo Tomas Municipality

See also: Profile of Mayor Antonio Talaue Sr., Governor Rodolfo Albano III

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