2nd District

Bugallon

2nd Class Municipality

Number of Barangay: 24

Named after its local hero Major Jose Torres Bugallon, the town was originally called “Salasa”, a floor joist where the floor is attached to in a wooden house. The town was renamed in 1921 after congressional approval sponsored by then-first district Congressman Mauro Navarro. Salasa became just a barangay within Bugallon after approval.

Bugallon is part of the second congressional district and is eight kilometers from Lingayen. It has a land area of 18,964 hectares and a population of 23,749 according to the 2020 census.

The town is home to Mt. Zion Pilgrim Site, a popular destination among the faithful. The site is also a go to place for local tourists with its ATV trail and dirt bike course.

Bugallon is an agricultural municipality producing rice, corn, cassava, sugar cane, and vegetables. The rich farmlands are aided by the famous Dumuluc Dam providing proper irrigation to the town’s rice fields. Aside from its agricultural sector, Bugallon also has a considerable aquaculture industry, dedicating 240 hectares to fishponds that produce bangus and tilapia.

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