In 16th Century, Barangay Paro-on was called Muro Cleto. It is because the family living in this place were clan of Cleto and these were the following: Maulit family, Nalagon Family, Monteas family, Muesco family, Mujal family and Fajurano family.
As years go by, there was once a Tagalog who came and asked "Saan paroon and daang ito?" (Where is this trail heading to?) But Cabesa Cleto did not understand what the man says. He just remembered the word "paroon ito" so he changed Muro Cleto into Paroon. That was how Paroon got its name.
Cabesa Ceto was the first Cabesa de Barrio. He was succeeded by Agustin Muhat then Herminigildo Nalagon who has the longest tem as Teniente de Barrio who served for 30 years from 1920-1959 followed by Vicente Napasindayao (1960-1963), Antonio Fajurano (1964-1971), Federico Muzones (1972-1989), Gloria Muzones (1989-1992), Gina Mooc (1993-1995), Florita Miague (1996-2002). The present Punong Barabgat is Roger Fajardo.
The main products of Barangay Paroon are rice and corn and also bamboo products like "tabungos" and "amakan". Before, Paroon is known for sugar based delicacy like "lasaw", "butong-butong" and "pinasugbo"..
Barangay Paroon is a remote area about 4 kilometers from the town proper. The only transportation that can reach the barangay proper is "carroza". Majority of the inhabitants in this barangay are farmers. People of Barangay Paroon are happy and contented in their daily routine. Nowadays, there are many educated and professionals in this barangay.
Barangay Paroon celebrates its annual fiesta every last Saturday of January in honor of Saint Peter.
|Roger Fajardo||Punong Barangay|
|Roberto Fallarcon Jr.||Kagawad|
|Mary Jazzel Miague||SK Chairman|
|Maria Ruby Nejar||Barangay Secretary|
|Nelson Muhat||Barangay Treasurer|
|Total Land Area||2650 has|
|Number of male||130|
|Number of female||150|
|Number of youths||23|
|Number of households||68|
|Number of houses||48|
|List of sports facilities||Boxing gloves, Softball set, Basketball ball, Volleyball ball, Cheese board|
|List of recreational facilities||Basketball court|
|Number of college students||18|
|Number of high school students||26|
|Number of elementary pupils||36|
|Number of pre-schoolers||5|
|Prevailing religion||Roman Catholic|
|Other religious sectors present in the barangay||Iglesia ni Cristo, Saksi ni Jehova, Born Again, Mormon|
|Presence of road and estimated length||Feeder road = 2 kilometers, Carabao trail = 2 kilometers|
|Number of Houses with Electricity||18|
|Number of Houses without Electricity||30|
|Number of Communication Facilities||cellphones 6, telephones 2, Handheld radios 1|
|Number of Water Supply System||Jetmatic pump , Deepwell , Spring Water|
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