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Mayantoc is 35 kms. from the seat of the Provincial Government. It is a third class municipality in the 1st District of Tarlac with a total land areas of 31,142 hectares.

Incumbent Mayor, Mayor lIuminado E. Pobre, Jr., in his last term (2010 – 2019) can boast of the many improvements in all aspects.

The latest projects to name a few, are the two-storey Market Arcade, grandstand with roofed bleachers, welcome arc, training center, multi-purpose pavements in many barangays, flood control (grouted ripraps) concrete revetments, bridge and dikes in places where they are needed and still manage ongoing projects.

Living the legacy of those before him, one of which was his father, the late Mayor lIuminado Pobre, Sr., he is continually fulfilling his oath as a public servant.

With the support and concerted efforts of all agencies, NGOs and the committed members of the Sangguniang Bayan, the Mayantoquenans have every reason to pin their hopes for a brighter tomorrow, for DUR-AS Mayantoc.


Mayantoc has a population of 32,232 (PSA 2015) and 17,013 registered voters (January 15, 2015).

Predominantly as agricultural town, 97% of this area is devoted to rice production.

There are three ITP’s (International Tree Planting) issued by the DENR covering 25.3 hectares found in Labney, Bigbiga and Nambalan.

Mayantoc is widely known throughout Central Luzon as the source of first class gravel for use in high rise buildings making quarrying a lucrative business.

As of 2007, there are 209 business establishments with palay trading as the most common.

For social services, there is a Rural Health Unit (RHU) in the Poblacion and Barangay Health services in Mamonit and Melecio Manganaan.

The DSWD caters to various social welfare services and as of 2007, all barangays have an established Barangay Day Care Center.

Education being one of the top priorities, there are 13 complete Elementary Schools, 5 Primary Schools, 3 Barangay High Schools, Technical Vocational High School plus 3 Private Elementary and 3 Private High Schools.

For infrastructure and support facilities, there are 240.67 kms. Of road network, 18 bridges.

Electrification extends to all barangays, managed by Tarlac Electric Cooperative, Inc. (TARELCO).

The Mayantoc Local Water District supplies water for domestic use.

Peace, order and safety are vital factor in the growth of the community. The able support and efforts of the PNP and the BFP make this possible making Mayantoc as one of the most peaceful town of Tarlac. Added to this is the patent hospitality of its people giving each visitor many memories to carry home.

Researched and written by:
Virgilia Lagasca – Fernandez
(2016 Outstanding Tarlaqueño Awardee, Retired Master Teacher II)

History of Mayantoc

Did you know that Mayantoc today was once a densely forested area, peopled by a nomadic tribe, our brother the Aetas?

The Summer Capital of Tarlac

The greenery of the rolling hills and cool climate, beckons to those who want to escape the rigors of everyday living.