Mayor’s Welcome Message
The heart of the province boasts of so many attractions- from the unruffled places, its delectable goods, to its beautiful populace.
People from all walks of life delight in the picturesque baywalk as their favorite hangout spot. The grandiose Casa Real, a national historical landmark, awaits its completion and its guests. The stunning Provincial Capitol Complex houses the best Capitol and the best Cultural Center in the Philippines, and offers the best place for promenade in the province. More so, the central business district now brags of order and progress, and not to mention, of the tastiest bagoong.
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Municipality of Lingayen
The Augustinian missionaries and the Spanish conquistadores drew a plan of Lingayen in 1614 and Lingayen was founded. The founders named the town Lingayen at the suggestion of natives themselves, due to a certain corpulent tamarind tree growing on the present town plaza at that time. The tree was exceptionally big, tall, and spreading; that the surrounding trees were just drafts in comparison. Passers-by developed the habit of looking back and back again at this corpulent tree until it would vanish from their rear view. When they arrived home and were asked what way they took in returning they would simply say “through Liñgayen”. The word “Liñgayen”