Igcabidio faces Barangay San Fernando on the other side of Oyungan River. It is less than three kilometers from the national road and eight kilometers from the poblacion.
The place derived its name from a weapon called "bidyo" which early natives used to kill wild pigs and deer.
Early heads were known as Ihoy, Edok and Pasio, Vicente Noble headed the barrio longest and was succeeded by Felimon Noche. Bernardo Niguas headed Igcabidio before, during and after World War ii. Those who followed were Vicente Nebreja (1946-1955), Clemente Noche (1956-1959), Vicente Nillos (1960-1963), Josefina Nebreja (1964-1966), Alberto Notorio (1966-1967) and Miguel Nillos (1968-1971), Vicente Nillos (1972-1979).
During the Japanese occupation, the enemy killed Guillermo Naquita, Ismael Nillos and Juan Noquera.
Children from Igcabidio study at Ilog-Ilog Elementary School. Although nearest to San Fernando Elementary School, the children find it hard to cross the river during the rainy season.
Igcabidio's patroness Immaculate Concepcion is honored in December.
Barangay Igcabidio in cooperation of its people and officials, striving to support endeavors for spiritual needs, increase farm production and support and guide the youth to be better citizens. With the vision that all all ventures and undertakings will be attained with peace and happiness in spiritual , intellectual, cultural, social and economic life of the people.
|Efren Farparan||Punong Barangay|
|Ma. Ninfa Seguiza||Kagawad|
|Niņo Nebreja||SK Chairman|
|Ernesto Reontoy||Barangay Secretary|
|Adelfa Navisaga||Barangay Treasurer|
|Total Land Area||82.82 has.|
|Number of transportation available in the barangay||Motorcycle 1, Bicycle 8, Private Car 1|
|Number of male||166|
|Number of female||154|
|Number of youths||55|
|Number of households||64|
|Number of houses||64|
|List of sports facilities||Basketball court, Volleyball|
|Number of college students||8|
|Number of high school students||18|
|Number of elementary pupils||35|
|Number of pre-schoolers||7|
|Prevailing religion||Roman Catholic|
|Other religious sectors present in the barangay||7th Day Adventist, Baptist|
|Number of Houses with Electricity||56|
|Number of Houses without Electricity||7|
|Presence of road and estimated length||250 meters|
|Number of Bridges and Length||Barangay Hanging Foot Bridge = 150 meters|
|Number of Communication Facilities||cellphones 10, Handheld radios 1|
|Number of Water Supply System||Jetmatic pump 20, Deepwell 1, Water Pumps 2|
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