Quezon is a 1st class municipality in the Province of Bukidnon, Mindanao, Philippines. According to the Population Commission 2007 census data, it has a Population density of 91,119 people and 15,882 households.
History / Origin of the Name :
The original name of the municipality per Executive Order No. 199 dated November 18, 1965 was Upper Pulangui, in which the appointed mayor was the late Mayor Crispin C. Bernadas.
On June 18, 1966, Republic Act No. 4802 was enacted by the House of Congress under the sponsorship of the then Congressman Cesar M. Fortich, which act was entitled “An Act Creating The Municipality Of Quezon in The Province of Bukidnon With The Seat of Government in The Present Site of Kiokong”.
On June 21, 1969, Repubulic Act 5961 was passed by the Philippine Congress, amending Republic Act 4802 “An Act Creating the Municipality of Quezon in the Province of Bukidnon” with the seat of government at Salawagan. This act however, was not implemented for on June 19, 1971, another Act – RA 6240 was passed transferring again the site from Salawagan to Kiokong.
Quezon is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.
The municipality has the following scenic spots that can attract and visited by the local and international tourist.
The Luan-Luan Spring resort has an abundant flow of water that can be best enjoyed at any time.Located in the heart of the municipality.
The Blue Water Cave, in the side of the mouth of Pulangi River.
The Overview Park, located in Palacapao,Quezon way to Davao. Is one of the “must see” spot in the municipality. With an overlooking view that views all the land area of Quezon, Bukidnon and its neighboring municipalities.
Official Seal of Quezon, Bukidnon :
Site Map of Quezon :