Town Profile

TF

BOUNDARIES

East by Taal Lake
Northeast by Municipality of Talisay
North  by Tagaytay City
Northwest by Municipality of Nasugbu
West by Municipality of  Calaca
Southwest by Municipality of Lemery
South by Municipality of Agoncillo
TOPOGRAPHY ———————————     Rolling Terrain
SOIL TYPE ————————————–      Clay, Loam & Sandy

CLIMATE

Rainy  —————————————–     June – November

Dry  ——————————————–      December – May

LAND USES (in has.):

Agricultural/Brushwood      – 4391.9130

Built-up                                  – 700.3551

Eco-Tourism                         – 715.7625

Forest Conservation            – 145.8540

Rice Paddies                                    – 261.1597

Tropical Grass                      – 848.4990

Urban Expansion Area       – 65.7454

Total land area:                    – 7,129 has.

DISTANCE TO:

Batangas City/Provincial Capitol  ——-            74.50 km.

Tanauan  (Pres. Laurel Highway) —— 31 km.

Manila City Hall  —————————-    93 km.

Tagaytay City Hall ————————-    22 km.

POPULATION ———————————–     38,004 (CBMS survey 2009)

HOUSEHOLD ———————————–     7,865 (CBMS survey 2009)

HOSPITAL —————————————      Laurel Municipal Hospital

MUNICIPAL BUILDING ———————–   1

PUBLIC MARKET ——————————    1

SCHOOLS

Primary (Public) —————————–   4
Elementary (Public) ————————   14
High School (Public) ———————–  2
Private School ——————————-   5

Total LGU Income ——————————    66,959,152.35

Income Sources ——————————–     Tax Revenue, Non-tax Revenue, IRA

Income Class ————————————-   3rd Class

Major Income Sources ————————-   IRA

TOURIST SPOTS

Barangay Paliparan                     – Ambon-Ambon Falls

- Malagaslas Spring

Barangay San Gabriel                 – Antona Cave

Barangay Berinayan                    – Casa Verde Resort

 

RESIDENTIAL RESORTS SUBDIVISION/GOLF COURSES

Splendido Taal                  Filipiniana Taal

Canyon Woods                 Mountain Ridge

Potter’s Ridge

 

AGRICULTURAL LEISURE FARMS

Las Haciendas

Lakewood Farm

 

LIST OF SPECIAL EVENTS/FESTIVALS

DATE OF CELEBRATION TITLE/ACTIVITY LEGAL BASIS BARANGAY/ REMARKS
June 21 Laurel Foundation Day R.A. 5689
December 26 & May 15 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration As-is
December 30 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Balakilong
April 5 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Balakilong
Last Sunday of the November & Aug.16 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Berinayan
Last Sunday of April & March 19 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Bugaan East
May 15 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Bugaan West
October 24 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Buso-Buso
October 24 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Gulod
September 28 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Leviste
Last Sunday of May Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Molinete

 

2nd Sunday of May Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Niyugan
January 1 & Last Sunday of January Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Paliparan
May 7 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Poblacion 5
3rd Sunday of March & December 24 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration San Gabriel
Last Sunday of January Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Sta. Maria
1 Saturday of February Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Sta. Maria (Sitio Dayap)
May 2 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Ticub (Sitio Kay-Arat)
May 27 & Jan. 24 Barangay Fiesta Traditional Celebration Ticub
December 28-29 Town Fiesta Traditional Celebration Poblacion 1-4
March 25 Women’s Month Annual Celebration
October Senior Citizens’ Month Annual Celebration
3rd Sat. & Sun. of October Inter-Agency Sports Fest Annual Celebration

 

POLITICAL DATA

Seat of Government ————————  Municipal Site

Congressional District where

the LGU belongs ———————–   Batangas District III

NUMBER OF PRECINCTS  ——————  33 precincts

Total Registered Voters ——————-   19,277 (as of May 2013)

NUMBER OF BARANGAYS  —————– 21

Rural  ——————————————     16

Urban  —————————————–     5

COASTAL BARANGAYS  ——————–   8

MAIN  PRODUCT ——————————     Rice, corn, coconut & fish

MAIN  INDUSTRY ——————————    Farming and Fishing

RAW  MATERIAL——————————-     Sand, bamboo & coco palms

MARKET  DAYS ——————————–    Tuesday, Friday & Sunday

DELICACIES ————————————     Tawilis, Tilapia, Maliputo

BANK/FINANCIAL INSTITUTION ———-   2