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Trinidad

Municipality of Trinidad

In 1820 Trinidad was yet a barrio in the northern part of Bohol inhabited by a small group of settlers under the leadership of Macag. It was once named Cabigon but the abundance of ipil trees in the area caused it to be referred to as ‘Ipil’ thus becoming an offcial name when it became a town.

But Ipil became a barrio when it was annexed to Talibon on October 31, 1903 by virtue of Act 968. Several attempts to reestablish Ipil as municipality failed but in 1947, through the combined efforts of the people led by Juan Gonzales and aided by Sen. Oligarion Clarin, Ipil regained its former status as a town and was renamed Trinidad in honor of the wife of Pres. Manuel A. Roxas who issued the EO No. 80 s. of 1947, restoring the community to its former status as an independent municipality.


Demographics

At a glance..
Population (2000):25,683
No. of Household:4,707
Land Area:9,472 ha.
No. of Barangays:20
Distance from Capital:98 km.
Congressional District:2nd
Income Classification:6th
Barangay Land AreaPopulationNo. of Households
Banlasan1106
Bongbong1034
Catoogan798
Guinobatan1792
Hinlayagan Ilaud984
Hinlayagan Ilaya1524
Kauswagan2023
Kinan-oan1196
La Union1601
La Victoria1396
Mabuhay892
Cabigohan
Mahagbu921
Manuel M. Roxas1005
Poblacion2901
San Isidro531
San Vicente1320
Santo Tomas905
Soom1452
Tagum Norte1255
Tagum Sur1047

Municipal Officials (2007-2010)

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Events and Festivities

Town Fiesta : 15th of May
Patron Saint : St. Isidore the Farmer


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