History

Formerly known as “Lapak” La Castellana is rural town situated at the feet of Mt. Kanlaon.  The town was named after the famous “Paseo de La Castellana” in Madrid, Spain. The municipality of La Castellana dubbed as the Banana capital of Negros Occidental because of its huge product aside from the sugarcane plantation. La Castellana was also famous with its water falls, beautiful spots that really attracts local and foreign tourists.

The town was also known for their fiestas such as Bailes de Luces or the Festival of Lights, Banana Festival and Senior San Vicente Ferrer Feast Day.The town was considered as a 2nd class municipality of Negros Occidental, Phlippines it has a total  population of 59, 102 people in 11, 711 households. With improvement of the municipality they were inaugurated in January 5, 1918 as new town under Negros Occidental.