Victoria

 

Victoria

Income Classification: 4th Class
Congressional District: 3rd District
No. of Barangays: 9
Land Area: 2,283.15 has. 
Population (MPDC, 2014): 40,406
Registered Voters (COMELEC, May 2016): 25,205

Newly Elected Local Officials (2016 Election)

Position
Mayor
Vice-Mayor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
Councilor
LNB President
Local Official
Raul R. Gonzales
Sonny U. Lazaro
Caylene T. Fernandez
James Felix Rebong III
RJ Kampitan
Rizaldy San Jose
Fe Tope
Greviher Pahutan III
Lito Lapitan
Bernabe Vibora
Petroniño Masilang
Political Party
Liberal Party
United Nationalist Alliance
United Nationalist Alliance
Liberal Party
Liberal Party
United Nationalist Alliance
Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Party
 
Term
3rd 
1st 
1st
2nd
1st 
3rd 
1st 
2nd 
1st 
1st
 

 


About:
Victoria is characterized by flay level lands and good soil that is suitable for all types of crops production. This couple with abundant availability of water for irrigation purposes makes agriculture the main economic base.  Agriculture is for the foreseeable future will remain to be the major source of income for the residence of the locality. The Municipality has a total land area of 2,283.15 has Which correspond to 1.30% of the total land area of the province of Laguna. It consist of (9) barangays, two (2) are classified as urban with an area of 603 has.  And seven (7) are rural with a total land area of 1,680.15 has. Lakeshore lands, which cover a total land area of 450.02, has or about 19.71% of the lands are found in Barangay San Benito, San Roque, Nanhaya and Pagalangan.

Historical Background:
The Municipality of Victoria is a 4th class municipality in the Province of Laguna. This town was actually a barrio of Pila, Laguna until November 15, 1949 when the late President Elpidio Quirino signed into effect Executive Order No. 282 segregating this barrio Lumang Bayan (PAGALANGAN) and eight other into an independent community. The eight other barrios were San Benito, Masapang, Banca-Banca, Daniw, San Francisco, San Felix, Nanhaya and San Roque. Its name was adopted from President Quirino’s daughter (Victoria).

Geographic Location:
The Municipality is almost at the geographic center of the Province of Laguna and located 67 kms from Manila, 20 kms. from San Pablo City and 26 kms. from Sta. Cruz. Bounded on the: North: Laguna de Bay; East: Municipality of Calauan; West: Municipality of Los Baños; South: Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Batangas. 

Major Income Sources: Agricultural, Fisheries and Agro-Industrial

Tourist Destinations: Old Relic Church of Pagalangan

Special Events/Festivals: Itik Festival, Victoria, Laguna Fiesta Celebration

Contact Information:
Address: Municipal Hall, Quirino Street, Brgy. Nanhaya, Victoria, Laguna
Phone: (049) 576-8413 / 559-0314
Fax: (049) 559-0433
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