BARANGAY HIMOGA-AN BAYBAY
Barangay Himoga-an Baybay got its name from the word “himoga,” a Visayan term meaning washing dresses/clothes and then pressing it forcefully to drain the water. This is commonly practiced both by men and women when they wash clothes in the river.
This term “himoga” became Himoga-an as years went by and since the village is along the coastline the barangay adopted the name Himoga-an with the prefix “ Baybay” until these days.
Barangay Himoga-an Baybay is a coastal barangay and is located in the Northern part of Sagay City. It is 19 kilometers away from Poblacion of Sagay City. The barangay proper has an elevation of 10 meters above sea level per record of NAMRIA.
It is bounded on the North by Visayan Sea; on the East by Barangay Old Sagay, Sagay City; on the West by Barangay Tiglawigan, Cadiz City and on the South by Barangay Paraiso, Sagay City.
Barangay Himoga-an Baybay has a total land area of 2,264.1800 hectares. Based on the latest Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP) of Sagay City for the period of 2006 to 2015. The land area of barangay are classified as follows, to wit;
|Light Industrial||1.8000 hectares|
|Parks, Open Space & Easement||47.1800 hectares|
Type of Soil:
Fara-on Clay Complex and Manapla-Bago Loam
Sagay City has a tropical climate with season not very pronounced relatively dry from November to April and wet during the rest of the year.
Barangay Himoga-an Baybay has twenty (20) puroks, namely:
|1. Purok Tapon||11. Purok Docol-docol|
|2. Purok Masinadyahon||12. Purok Olontawo|
|3. Purok Pandanan||13. Purok Lawis|
|4. Purok Balonggay||14. Purok Hupac|
|5. Purok Crossing Sawmill||15. Purok Intaplan|
|6. Purok Sawmill||16. Purok Cubay|
|7. Purok Bebo Village||17. Purok Ulbuhan|
|8. Purok Himoga-an Proper||18. Purok Cueva (IC)|
|9. Purok Tuble||19. Purok Dalaquit|
|10. Purok Santa Maria||20. Purok Talamnan|
Population: Based on the Census Population conducted by Philippine Statistic Authority (formerly NSO) Barangay Himoga-an Baybay has a total population, as follows, to wit;
|Census Year||Census Reference Date||Population||2015||August 1, 2015||7,307|
|2010||May 1, 2010||7,301|
|Year||Income (pesos)||Expenditures (pesos)|
Source: Sagay City Accounting Office
Barangay Himoga-an Baybay has one (1) Public Integrated School and two (2) Public Elementary Schools. Per record of Department of Education, Division of Sagay, the total enrollees as of school year 2016-2017, are as follows, to wit;
- Himoga-an Baybay Integrated School has a total enrollees of 1200 students. Preparatory has 70 students, Elementary level has 648 students and Secondary level has 482 students.
- Cesar Gamboa Elementary School has a total enrollees of 288 students. Preparatory level has 23 students and Elementary level has 265 students.
- Buenaventura Mahilum Elementary School has a total enrollees of 84 students. Preparatory level has 6 students and Elementary level has 78 students.
This school is located in Proper of barangay and was constructed in Lot 123 & Lot 119-C, with an area of 0.9000 hectare & 0.0611 hectare, respectively, containing a total area of 0.9661 hectare.
The Barangay has two (2) Health Centers manned by two (2) midwives with twenty nine (29) Barangay Health Workers. It has five (5) Day Care Centers for the kids and two (2) Barangay Nutrition Scholars.
There are video houses in the barangay, four (4) standard basketball courts, one covered court, four (4) standard basketball open courts scattered in various puroks for recreational and sport activities and two (2) Private Beach Resorts namely Puey Beach Resort and Pandanan Quasi Parish Beach Resort.
The local mode of transportation is by means of jeepneys, tricycles, motorcycles and pump boats.
Barangay Himoga-an Baybay get their power supply through NONECO while some residents use batteries & solars for their power consumption.
Residents of this barangay obtain water for consumption through Sagay Water District and the rest from deepwells and dug wells.
Telecommunications are available through cellphone, telephone and radio handsets. Newspapers and magazines are also available in commercial stores/outlets.
CURRENT BARANGAY OFFICIALS
|Barangay Captain:||JOHN B. BERSOLTO|
|Barangay Kagawads:||ALEJANDRO J. ALIMIOS|
|JOSE ARNIE A. PITOGO|
|REMULIE I. MAHILUM, SR.|
|MELVIN R. POSADAS|
|LIEZEL C. CUEVA|
|ANALY T. AZUELO|
|JOSEFINA D. MIRAVALLES|
|Barangay Treasurer:||RHODALEE L. TUVALLES|
|Barangay Secretary:||MAGELIA H. INFANTE|
|Barangay Record Keeper:||LORETO C. RODRIGUEZ|