Municipality of toboso Brief historical background
Before Spanish Regime
The Naming of Toboso
The Separation from Escalante
Vibrant and Alive History
Meet our civil servants
Gateway of trade and commerce and premier provider of agri-industrial products in Negros Island with empowered, peaceful, healthy and resilient community pursuing growth with equity, living in adaptive and balanced environment; and participating in the democratic process of governance
To spearhead the development of industrial potentials to become the gateway of trade and commerce in Negros Island, intensify agricultural production, enhance program on human resources to include manpower development geared towards the labor requirements of industries and agri-business sectors to improve the living condition of the people in an adaptive and balanced environment through the concerted efforts of all stakeholders in the community guided by the fundamentals of good governance.
Island Group: Visayas
Region: Western Visayas
Province: Negros Occidental
Barangay Count: 9
Marine Water Bodies: Tañon Strait
Geographical Location: The municipality of Toboso is located on the northeastern side of the province of Negros Occidental and is facing the island of Cebu. It is bounded on the southwest by the municipality of Calatrava; Northwest by the city of Sagay; north by the municipality of Escalante and east by Tañon Strait. The shoreline runs along the Tañon Strait from Calatrava boundary to the Escalante boundary facing east.
Coordinates: 10º40’00” N to 10º42’56” latitude and 123º20’00” E to 123º30’51” longitude.
Land Area: DBM: 11,733 has.
DENR 2013: 12,134.18 has.
Historical Data: 12,340 has.