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Brief History

The origin of the name of Barangay Lanutan was derived from the abundance of the fiber called LANUT. It was originally called KALANUTAN and later shortened to LANUTAN.

Barangay Lanutan is situated along the national highway 7 kilometers from the poblacion of Miag-ao going south or Antique line and along the shoreline. It is an agricultural barangay with 162.9557 hectares of rolling hills terrain and all of the rice land are rain fed. It has the river that can supply sufficient farm water if impounded during the whole year round. The air view shape of the barangay is like a "stretched leg" that shows the people strength. It has 98 households that composed of 456 inhabitants. The present livelihood consist of 80% farmers and 5% fisherfolks and 15% are employed in various jobs. The actual survey shows that 62% of the total inhabitants are very far below poverty line of income. The existing government building are two barangay halls, one was constructed in 1996 and one in 1998. Other government facilities are basketball court and stage. Adjoining the basketball court is the barangay chapel which usually used for barangay assembly meeting. Six sari-sari stores can be seen in the barangay.

This barangay is situated 1/2 kilometers from Oyungan Elementary School and 1 kilometer from San Rafael National High School. Source of potable water supply are one deep well, 45 closed shallow well and 5 spring water. The barangay has acquired 2 owned handset.

The San Vicente Ice Plant and Storage was also located in the barangay. The residential area is 1/2 kilometer along the national highway and Lanutan shoreline and the rest is an agricultural land.


The Barangay Officials are tasked for the regenerating the character, values, attitudes and work habits of the people towards productive endeavors, organized cooperative for livelihood, institute scholarship program for the poor but deserving sons and daughters, practice bayanihan way of life, increase farm inputs with friendly environment, uphold the principles of justice and fairness and ultimate trust and confidence to the LIFE GIVER. LANUTAN...the pride of her people.


  1. Minimize the land erosion and relocation of the residential houses.
  2. Prevision of livelihood program and encouragement for entrepreneurship.
  3. Construction of permanent dumping site.
  4. Identification of barangay lot for beautification and improvement.
  5. Utilized animal trail for barangay road.
  6. Maximize food production.

Strategies/Proposed Priority Projects

  1. Formulate a letter of petition address to higher authority for immediate financial aid for funding the construction of breakwater.
  2. Prohibit the excavation of sand, gravel or boulder from sea shore.
  3. Warning to all residential houses owner near the beach to look for probable transfer site for their safety.
  4. Encouraged planting of coconut trees along the beach.

Barangay Profile

General Profile

Barangay Officials

Francisco Faculin Punong Barangay
Mernando Peņol Kagawad
Aida FAculin Kagawad
Precerfina Faelmarin Kagawad
Narciso Orbien Kagawad
Andres Naturado Kagawad
Florida Baylosis Kagawad
Maricar Faculin Kagawad
Arnold Sevilleno SK Chairman
Camile Sevilleno Barangay Secretary
Barangay Treasurer

Economic Profile

Total Land Area

Agricultural 95.9587 has.
Residential 15.00 has
Forestry 50.00 has
Grassland 10.00 has
Commercial 02.00 has
Open Space 10.00 has
Other Use 10.00 has
Number of transportation available in the barangay Jeepney 3, Tricycle 2, Private cars 4, Motorcycle 2, Bicycle 12
List of tourist attraction Corral Reef

Social Profile

Total population 456
Number of male 217
Number of female 239
Number of youths 112
Number of households 126
Number of houses 97
List of sports facilities Basketball court
List of recreational facilities Billiard hall
Number of college students 20
Number of high school students 27
Number of elementary pupils 48
Number of pre-schoolers 11
Prevailing religion Roman Catholic

Infrastructure Profile

Number of Houses with Electricity 88
Number of Houses without Electricity 8
Presence of road and estimated length National road = 1 kilometer, Barangay road = 1 kilometer
Number of Bridges and Length 1 = 10 meters
Number of Communication Facilities cellphones 56, telephones 13
Number of Water Supply System Jetmatic pump 50, Deepwell 1, Water Pumps 4, Spring Water 2

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