About Miagao


The Municipality has a total land area of 15,722.04 hectares. The poblacion, composed of eight (8) barangays, has an area of 299.54 hectares and the remaining 111 barangays has a total area of 15,422.50.

Miagao, a brief History

Miagao became an independent Municipality in 1716. It used to be a part or arrabal of four (4) different towns. Record shows that before Miagao became a town, it was an arrabal of Oton until 1580; of Tigbauan until 1952; of Suaraga or Suaragan (now San Joaquin) until 1703; and of Guimbal until 1716 when it became an independent town. It was until 1731, however, when Miagao had its own head.  Read more: Miagao, a brief History

Municipal Profiles

Religious Heritage

Historical Heritage

News & Announcement

Miagiao, Philippines

Read More About Miagao

Brgy. Agdum

Brief History Barangay Agdum is one of the farthest barangay of Miag-ao, Iloilo. It is situated at a hilltop. It has a population of 338 and 95% of which are Catholics.   Barangay Agdum is about 10 kilometers from the poblacion. In the early days, this place is...

read more

Brgy. Aguiauan

Brief History Aguiauan's former name was San Sebastian. It was named after Capitan Sebastian Fausa (1857-1858) who founded the place. Until 1889, it was an important barrio with a stone church built by Fray Angel Abasulo, parish priest. The name Aguiauan derived from...

read more

Brgy. Alimodias

Brief History Barangay Alimodias is the farthest barangay in the Bacauan Valley. It is about 18 kilometers from the Poblacion. The barangay was a sitio of Barangay Olango which became an independent barangay after World War II. The Barangay got its name from...

read more

Brgy. Awang

Brief History Barangay Awang is a small barangay. It is 2 kilometers from Barangay Igbugo and 11 kilometers from Poblacion. This barangay drinel its name from a small "awang-awang". This barangay was formerly headed by Nicolas More, Faustino More and Pablo More. In...

read more

Brgy. Bacauan

Brief History In the early times, Bakhaw trees were abundant in the coastal place. For these reasons, early residence called the place "Kabakhaman". Later on, it was shortened to Bacauan. Bacauan is among the earliest barangay in Panay. In the early 14th century, when...

read more