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Brief History

Barangay Palaca is one of the populous barangays in the Municipality of Miag-ao. It is 3 kilometers away from the poblacion with a total land area of 256.0886 hectares. A total population of 2,086. The barangay has a registered voter of 835 and 410 households. There were two existing cooperatives in the barangay, the Farmers' Cooperative and the Palaca Credit Cooperative

Its name originated from the word "laca" means "rare." Most of the residents are engaged in farming and fishing.


We, the Sangguniang Barangay members of Barangay Palaca, Miag-ao, Iloilo under the guidance of Divine Providence, commit ourselves to promote social justice, enhance economic development, improve the quality of life of our constituents in a more compassionate and humane way.


  1. To help prevent untoward incidents that affect peace and order.
  2. To maintain healthy body and mind of the populace.
  3. To protect the road from the rain damage.


  1. Ask for the financial assistance from municipal, provincial and national governments.
  2. Seminars, health education and information drive on proper nutrition.
  3. Request the DPWH for the implementation of canalization.

Barangay Profile

General Profile

Barangay Officials

Zenaida Vallejo Punong Barangay
Federico Nabo Kagawad
Vicenta Naorbe Kagawad
Brenda Norico Kagawad
Margarita Famating Kagawad
Jimmy Ferolino Kagawad
Parita Faro Kagawad
Milba Finalla Kagawad
Donald Soltis SK Chairman
Erlinda Perez Barangay Secretary
Alfredo Gayagas Barangay Treasurer

Economic Profile

Total Land Area

Agricultural 153.6532 has
Residential 38.4132 has
Forestry 30.7307 has
Grassland 25.6088 has
Commercial 7.6827 has
Number of transportation available in the barangay Jeepney 8, Tricycle 17, Private 15, Motorcycle 7, Bicycle1 37, Trisikad 4

Social Profile

Total population 2,086
Number of male 1,066
Number of female 1,020
Number of youths 259
Number of households 410
Number of houses 380
List of sports facilities Basketball court
Number of college students 80
Number of high school students 157
Number of elementary pupils 236
Number of pre-schoolers 150
Prevailing religion Roman Catholic
Other religious sectors present in the barangay Bible Baptist, Shiloh

Infrastructure Profile

Presence of road and estimated length Feeder road = 2 1/2 kilometers
Number of Houses with Electricity 239
Number of Houses without Electricity 88
Number of Communication Facilities cellphones 73, telephones 47, Handheld radios 5
Number of Water Supply System Jetmatic pump 159, Deepwell 3, Water Pumps 15, Spring Water 1

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