BRIEF HISTORY OF THE BARANGAY
BUENAVISTA is a name given by the Spanish Missionaries during Pre-Spanish era to the place. Before the colonization of the Spaniard, Buenavista was called “KATAHUGAN” because a lot of “NAWI” grown in this place that cause the first colonizer name this place. Katahugan is a kind of Nawi that is use for tying up. After then came the Spaniards who discovered the new name in exchange in Katahugan. While Spanish missionaries were at board sea, they saw environmental structure at the seashore of this place that cause them be amazed. This environmental structure is called “ANGAS” by the constituents of this place. They overlooked this Angas as a ship like but it is a big stone structure allegedly with cave inside of it. While continue sailing at the sea, their naked eye saw the amazing beauty of the falling down sun in the afternoon which is called Sunset. These two beautiful views can be seen while sailing at the sea. This instance brought them to change the name of this Barangay from Katahugan to BUENAVISTA which means “GOOD VIEW/SIGHT”.
Japanese also came over to Buenavista but they did not change its name rather they kept on hunting the constituents and be punished until they die. Women then were kept on hiding to free themselves become sex-slaves by he Japanese. Residents of Buenavista believed that Japanese has plenty of treasure that they kept scattered under the ground.
Buenavista is a coastal place with a land area of 1,059 hectares and 8 kilometers away from the Tinambac proper. It is located at the southern part of Tinambac wherein coco farmland and sea are the main source of living.
Teniente Del Barrio was the leader in this place during the ruin of Spaniard. The first teniente del barrio of Buenavista was Godofredo Jovillano followed by Mr. Evaresto Delos Santos and Mr. Cosme Celes. After this new generation cameover to this place for a new beginning.
BARANGAY BUENAVISTA is a progressive barangay designed at providing Livelihood Programs and Entrepreneurship as a response to economic upliftment, Cost recovery and the exercise of Human, Physical and Financial resources for a common good, religiously and socially responsive to enhance faith to God, environmentally inclined for the benefit of Health and Sanitation and a Barangay Good Governance.
To serve as a vital Local Government Unit of the Nation for the Comprehensive implementation of the Local and National Programs, projects and activities for the general welfare of the constituents of Barangay Buenavista through the practice/exercise of transparency.
Province: CAMARINES SUR
Total Land Area: 1,059 Hectares
General Description and Characteristic:
Barangay Buenavista is situated in the northern part of the Municipality of Tinambac, along the coastline of San Miguel Bay. Buenavista is a plain with a wonderful view that attracted the Spaniards who gave the name of Buenavista.
EAST – San Ramon
WEST – San Miguel Bay
NORTH – Magtang
SOUTH – Union
Major Source of Livelihood:
Number of households: 340
Number of Register voters:
Number of Barangay Personnel:
Health Worker: 1
Nutrition Scholar: 0
Lupon member: 10
Purok Leaders: 6
Day care Worker: 1