PROFILE

Distance from Bacolod: 78.2 kilometers
Land Area: 17,740.00 hectares
Classification: 3rd Class
No. of Barangays: 15 Barangays
Population: 58,819 (August 1, 2007)
Language: Hiligaynon/Ilonggo/Cebuano
English is spoken & understood

Points of Interest

Isabela East Elementary School –
“Most Effective School” in the Country
St. Nicolas de Tolentino Church
Century-Old House-Miranda
Old Municipal Building
Lima Lima Falls
Glory Hill


FESTIVALS

Feast of St. Nicolas de Tolentino (Sept. 10)
Mayflower Festival (May)
Annual Town Fiesta (3rd week of April)
Tigkalalag Festival (November 2)


MARKET DAYS

Sunday (Poblacion)


HOW TO GET THERE

Isabela is over an hour’s drive from Bacolod City by private car and nearly two hours using public utility vehicles, available at the Bacolod South Terminal.


Attractions

Glory Hill


Lima Lima Falls

Glory Hill has a cross on top which was built by an American engineer of Binalbagan-Isabela Sugar Company (BISCOM). The hill is visited by devout Catholics during the Holy Week.


Lima Lima Falls is 13 kilometers away from the Poblacion. It is said to be the home of Papa Isio- the acknowledged “pope” of the Babaylans who fought the Guardia Sibil during the Spanish period.


TOURISM OFFICE

SBM Barry John B. Parcon
Phone: (34) 387-2327
Fax: (34) 387-2245
Email: [email protected]