Visitors who travel by ferry to Dumaguete arrive in Barangay Looc, where the port of Dumaguete is located. The port of Dumaguete is the main entry to the province of Negros Oriental. Looc is bounded in the north by the Barangay Piapi, in the south by Poblacion in the east by Tañon strait and in the west by Barangay Daro. Looc has a population of close to 5,000.
Brief history of Barangay Looc
The Visayan term literally means the sharp curve of the beach forming a bay. The term “Lo-oc” was adopted by the inhabitants from the time the barrio was organized. The place also was popular among the travelers by the sea as the bay offered a safe-seeking for water crafts, especially during the bad weather.
Amador Dagudag Memorial Elementary School
The Amador Dagudag Memorial Elementary School in Flores Avenue was already established in 1927 and is one of the oldest elementary schools in Dumaguete City. Today the school is the primeary educational facility in that area. 500 pupils from Preschool to Grade VI are taken care of the 15 faculty members.
BarangayFiesta: Every 15th of March and 24th of June (Patron: Saint John)
Barangay Captain Looc:
Angelita C. Ragay (mobile 0907 1480 227)
Barangay Secretary: Mr. Leilanie J. Peras
Barangay Treasurer: Mr. Russel Jay S. Fealani
Councilors of Looc:
Erwin Tim-os Lozada
Michael Elmido Jorolan
Randolph Pinili Merced
Wilfred Trupa Javier
Felizardo Remoto Catipay
Sheila Mae Flores Catada
Airah Faye Delos Reyes Tabotabo
Address and Contact of Looc:
Barangay Hall Looc
Flores Avenue Looc
Landline: (035) 226 3742
mobile:(+63) 0907 1480 227
The Barangay Hall is located near sea-port, fronting the office of 2Go travel and shipping company.