This place was once called Barrio Manglonggong because the founder and owner of the barrio site, Alejandro Paguntalan, was fond of playing long-gong, a game of chance (dice) played during fiestas. After his death, the barrio administration went to the hands of his grandson Eusebio Nacisvalencia. When Capitan Pedro Alcantara Monteclaro established a sugar mill in the place, he appointed Eusebio Nasisvalencia as his encargado. The two became close friends that later on, to honor his friend, Don Pedro changed the name of the barrio Manglonggong to Valencia, derived from Eusebio's family name.
Past known heads were Anastacio Fieldad, Pedro Perez, Feliciano Nacauili, Lorenzo Perez, Valentin Nicolasora, Esperanza Bode, Bonifacio Nergua, Federico Nicolasora (1952-53), Vicente Nievares (1954-55), Ramon Nufable (1956-57), Pedro Florencondia (1958-59), Aquilino Bode (1960-63), Cirilo Falsario (1964-67), Miguel Nabuab (1968-71), Jaime Navarra Sr. (1972-89), Gonzalo Nacisvalencia (1989-97). The present Punong Barangay is Tomas Araracap Silvano Jr. (1997 - present).
Until few years ago, Valencia maintain its sugar mill. Aside from muscovado sugar, it also turned out sugar delicacies like lasao, pulot, butong-butong and pinasugbo.
Valencia has a complete elementary school during the post war era but was transferred to Barangay Maninila when it got burned in the early 50's. It honors San Vicente Ferrer, its patron saint, before in February but was transferred to April 24 that was agreed upon by the residents/parishioners of Barangay Valencia and then parish priest, Msgr. Claudio S. Sale.
Chief Mate Sergio Nicolasora who was working overseas and now residing in Richmond Cananda engaged in forwarding business, her younger sister Dr. Dolores Nicolasora an Internal Medicine practitioner with specialization in diabetes and goiter, as well as their cousin Rev. Father Francisco Nicolasora, now parish priest of Igbaras Parish Church are hailed from this place. His family was voted by the local Knights of Columbus as one of the outstanding families of the town.
To make Barangay Valencia progressive, peaceful, center of catholic faith in the area, sanctuary of all local species of birds and other wildlife, center of organic farming and other environment friendly programs and acitivites, and economic growth center in the area.
|Tomas A. Silvano Jr.||Punong Barangay|
|Leo N. Nabuab||Kagawad|
|Jaime N. Navarra Jr.||Kagawad|
|Nelson P. Nufable||Kagawad|
|Ruth N. Molejona||Kagawad|
|Gonzalo R. Nacisvalencia||Kagawad|
|Alex S. Nacisvalencia||Kagawad|
|Mary Jean M. Tamagos||Kagawad|
|Berlin N. Berol||SK Chairman|
|Jay Ann M. Launio||Barangay Secretary|
|Mary Ann N. Molejona||Barangay Treasurer|
|Graze Land||25 has|
|Number of male||164|
|Number of female||161|
|Number of youths||14|
|Number of households||74|
|Number of houses||70|
|List of sports facilities||Multi-purpose Pavement used for variety of sports activities, mainly basketball, volleyball, badminton, etc.|
|List of recreational facilities||scrabble sets and chess board|
|Water System||Barangay Valencia Water system|
|List of school present in the barangay||none|
|Number of college students||09|
|Number of high school students||27|
|Number of elementary pupils||35|
|Number of pre-schoolers||09|
|Prevailing religion||Roman Catholic|
|Other religious sectors present in the barangay||Protestant, ApostolicJesus Name, Iglesia ni Cristo, Seven-Day Adventist|
|Number of Houses with Electricity||59|
|Number of Houses without Electricity||11|
|Number of Bridges and Length||3 (two CBC-Bridges of 4 meters each and a Bamboo Hanging Bridge of 50 meters in length)|
|Number of Communication Facilities||cellphones 22, telephones 5, Handheld radios 2|
|Number of Water Supply System||Jetmatic 17, Water Pumps 6, Spring Water Impounding System 1|
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