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San Miguel

IJsselstein, Saturday, 14 January 2012

San Miguel is an inland municipality in the North of Bohol.

San Miguel was once a barangay of Talibon. Formerly this was barrio Cambangay Sur, a part of the town of Trinidad.

The former name of San Miguel, Cambangay, was derived from the word bangay, a kind of weed that thrived in the locality. A farmer was weeding at the time when Spanish soldiers came and asked for the name of the place. Not understanding what they said and thinking that they were asking for the name of the weed he answered 'bangay'. Happy to know, the soldiers exclaimed 'come bangay'. At that time they started calling the place Cambangay.

Cambangay Sur was a rich hunting ground where people migrates from different places of Bohol. When the late President Carlos P. Garcia signed Executive Order No. 107 creating barrio Cambangay Sur into a municipality its name was changed to San Miguel.

San Miguel Police Station: +63 38 520 3020; +63 38 520 3016

Hospital

San Miguel Municipal Infirmary Hospital
Address: Poblacion, 6323 San Miguel, Bohol, Philippines
Phone: +63 38 520 3016

San Miguel Municipal Infirmary Hospital is a government owned hospital and has a capacity of 10 beds. Dr. Eduardo G. Abellar - Chief of Hospital

San Miguel at a glance
Population (2010): 23574
Population (2000): 20828
Number of households (2000): 3738
Land area: 9156 ha
Number of barangays: 18
Distance from Tagbilaran: 86 km

BarangayPopulation (2010)Population (2000)Households (2000)
Bayongan22511415243
Bugang1111934170
Cabangahan785648120
Caluasan67953986
Camanaga17051767308
Cambangay Norte15661392264
Capayas10331074213
Corazon16911209224
Garcia646593112
Hagbuyo12141108190
Kagawasan11901381263
Mahayag23292117389
Poblacion25142137347
San Isidro15411323245
San Jose827656113
San Vicente734856147
Santo Niño695679125
Tomoc10631000179

(Based on figures from the census of 2000 and 2010 from NSO)

Jeroen Hellingman and Rodelyn Gallo Hellingman

What readers think...

Fortunato Jaspe Quilas Jr wrote:
Thursday, 24 April 2014 15:20:19 PHT
Hi, I want to re-establish connection with my relatives in San Miguel, particularly the Quisto, Laurden and Jaspe families. These are families on my late mother's side. Her name - Barbara Jaspe. It's been a long time! You can contact me at jun.quilas@gmail.com Also, hello to the Fernandez and Nunez families! Thank you and God bless.
biloy salinas wrote:
Thursday, 24 October 2013 14:09:45 PHT
Rampant ang illegal fishing sa inyo river...some people uses electric and some uses toxic chemical used in rice production...I was just amazed by the fact that your rivers has big carp, tilapia and eel. LGU need act now to protect your river system. Some people in the area will continue to used these illegal methods and it's not SUSTAINABLE. Need to educate them thru LGU program..thanks
Pascal Patry wrote:
Monday, 12 August 2013 22:40:11 PHT
Hello, My name is Pascal and I just start a project to bring free health care in San Miguel to start with and eventually, expand it to the Bohol Island and then to the whole country. I would like to know what is the best way to do it there or if someone can be of anyhelp. There is my facebook page: www.facebook.com/sanmiguelalive

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