Sta. Teresita

 

Sta. Teresita

Income Classification: 5th Class
Congressional District: 3rd District 
No. of Barangays: 17 
Land Area: 1,503.5211 has. 
Population (NSO, May 1, 2010): 17,415
Registered Voters (COMELEC, January 2016): 12,883

Newly Elected Local Officials (2016 Election)

Position
Mayor
Vice-Mayor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
LNB President
Local Official
Ma. Aurea V. Segunial
Carlos A. Bathan
Allen Bryan Atienza
Reynaldo Aquino Jr.
Rhoda Atienza
Francia Dagook
Luisa Ginez
Arnold Bathan
Mario Bobadilla
Bartolome Tamayo
Sesinando H. Bonsol
Political Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Nacionalista Party
Nacionalista Party
Liberal Party
Independent
Nacionalista Party
Nacionalista Party 
Liberal Party
Nacionalista Party
 
Term
3rd
3rd
1st 
2nd 
2nd 
1st
1st 
1st
1st
1st 
3rd 

 


About:
Sta. Teresita is a relatively young town compared to the neighboring municipalities. Concerted efforts and representations made by prominent citizens headed by the Hon. Ireneo Aquino resulted into the issuance in 29 December, 1961 by the President Carlos P. Garcia of Executive Order No. 454 creating the municipality of Sta. Teresita. Said municipality of Sta. Teresita was then named after its Patron Saint, St. Therese of the Child Jesus.

Historical Background:
It is composed of several barangays severed from the three neighboring municipalities. From the Municipality of Taal, Barangay Sambat, Sinipian, Bihis, likewise, Barangay Calayaan. Irukan and Cutang Cawayan was incorporated into the new municipality. Likewise, Barangay Calumala, Tambo, Saimsim and Burol were taken from the Municipalities of San. Nicolas. From the municipality of San Luis, Barangay Pacifico and Sampa were separated to complete what is now the Municipality of Sta. Teresita.

Geographic Location:
The Municipality of Sta. Teresita is situated along the southern lakeshore area of Taal Lake. Among the boundaries of Sta. Teresita are San Nicolas in the North, San Luis on the South, Taal on the west and Taal Lake on the Northeast. The Municipality is accessible from various points; from Lipa City. It can be reached by traversing the Batangas City- Lemery roads, while from Cavite province, Sta. Teresita can be reached via the Tagaytay City-Payapa Lemery roads.

Major Income Sources: Agriculture and Fishery

Tourist Destinations: Unique Taal Volcano, The near vertical rock-face view of Mount Maculot, Villa Marissa Resort, Sunken Church

Special Events/Festivals: Calacatchara Festival, Carera de Paso, Pabasa, Santa Krusan and Flores de Mayo

Contact Information:
Address: Poblacion I, Sta. Teresita, Batangas
Phone: (043) 772-0469
Fax: (043) 772-0469


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