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Pulong Buhangin is one of the twenty-four barangays comprising the municipality of Santa Maria, Bulacan. It is bordered by Barangays Caypombo on the south, Balasing on the east, Partida, Norzagaray on the north and Pulong Yantok, Angat on the northwest. The barangay is the home of the nationally-known Pulong Buhangin National High School which produced two champions in the prestigious National Schools Press Conference.
Area and Location
Political map of Sta. Maria.
Pulong Buhangin is the largest barangay in Santa Maria with a land area of 1,438 hectares or 14.38 km2, larger than the towns of Pateros and Navotas in Metro Manila.
Pulong Buhangin is located seven kilometers northeast of Sta. Maria town proper and thirty-nine kilometers from Manila.
The prevailing climatic conditions in the municipality is categorized into two (2) types: dry and wet season.
The annual mean temperature in the area is 27 degrees Celsius. The warmest month is May with a mean temperature of 29.9 degrees Celsius while the coldest is January at 25.2 degrees Celsius.
As of 2007 census, Pulong Buhangin has a population of 33,799 people.
- Quirino S. Buenaventura, Barangay Chairman
- Members of the Sangguniang Barangay
- Rodelio R. Viardo
- Antonio F. Hermogenes
- Simeon B. Delos Santos
- Celso R. Hermogenes
- Caridad N. Del Rosario
- Lauro B. Gabriel
- Efren G. Flores
- Diana Mae DT. Buenaventura SK Chairwoman
- Wella B. Del Rosario, Secretary
- Daisy S. Delos Santos, Treasurer
Transportation and Communication
Public vehicles such as buses, jeepneys, and tricycles are the means of transportation in the barangay.
- Philippine Corinthian Line, Erwin Bus and Nuestra Señora del Carmen, Bovjen regularly ply the Pulong Buhangin-Ayala-Baclaran route.
Santa Monica And Agila Bus Transport regularly ply the Angat-Garay - Divisoria Route
- Jeepneys going to Santa Maria and Norzagaray are available for twenty-four hours.
Jeepneys from Santa Maria To Monumento via NLEX and Mc Arthur Hi-Way are also available.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Church facade
"Fr. Egai", Fr. Edgardo C. De Jesus, Ph.D. Psychology, Parish Priest
February 1, 2014 Solemn Installation of Fr. Edgardo C. De Jesus, Ph.D, with Bishop José Francisco Oliveros DD, Bishop Cirilo Almario DD
Garden of Shiloh Memorial Park