Municipality of Bacong
The town of Bacong is a municipality under the banner of Negros Oriental in the Philippines. It is considered as a 4th class municipality of the province. The municipality owns a total number of 23,219 of people in 4, 832 households according to the statistics which recorded in the 2000 Census.
Tourist spots were one of the main attractions of the municipality that a lot of local and foreign tourists love to visit the town. One of the best destinations on the municipality is the Church of St. Augustine of Hippo & Pipe Organ completed in 1865 it is situated by the sea and the main altar of the church recorded as the oldest in the province it is one of the main attraction for the devotees and tourists in the municipality. Its pipe organ from Zaragosa, Spain was installed in 1894 through the efforts of its first parish priest, Rev. Joaquin Soriano. The belfry, reputed to be the province’s tallest, with winding steps to the top, was used as a look-out point for seafaring pirates.
Farming and fishing is one of the main sources of the people living in the munipality.
The municipality was divided into different political barangays that was governed by their respective barangay captain. Her are the lists of 22 barangays that was under in the municipality of Bacong: