President Carlos P. Garcia
is a 4th class municipality
in the province
. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 25,118 people.
In the early part of the 19th century, the island was only indicated on the map as Lapinig Grande with six regular barrios: Pitogo, Aguining, Basiao, Bonbonon, Gaus and Tugas as part of Ubay town.
Late Cong. Teodoro Galagar of the 3rd Congressional District of the province of Bohol, initiated the created of Lapining Grande into a town. Aguining, Pitogo and Bonbonon were the barangays bidding for township. Pitogo has more of the ideal features of a safe port and nearer Ubay and Cebu.
On June 21, 1969, RA 5864 was approved creating Pitogo as the 46th town of the province of Bohol with 23 regular barangays existing. Eight years later on November 4, 1977, its name was renamed in honour of President Carlos P. Garcia
by virtue of Presidential Decree 2828.
President Carlos P. Garcia is politically subdivided into 23 barangays
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- San Jose (Tawid)
- Santo Rosario
- Villa Milagrosa
- San Vicente
- Tirol, Jes The Bohol Chronicle
- The Bohol Chronicle
Pres. Carlos P. Garcia,......