Historical-Cultural Landmarks

  1. Balay Negrense (...

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The pride of Silay

Kabataang Silay Rondalla Ensemble

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CITY ADMINISTRATOR’S OFFICE

LOCATION: Office of the City Mayor, 2nd Level, East Wing...

 

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WELCOME MESSAGE

 

Mayor Oti

It is with great pleasure to cordially welcome all of you to Silay City, the “Seat of arts, culture and eco-tourism in Western Visayas”. The Department of Tourism identified Silay as one of the 25 major tourist destinations in the country.

Silay History

1565. Carobcob, the first known settlement in Negros , serves as the landmark and civilization in Silay. A village by the sea formerly situated between the present Barangay Balaring proper and Sitio Bongol. The name Carobcob was given by the Spaniards after the occupation of the people living in the area. “Carobcob I native term meaning “to scratch.” The villagers were dependent on scratching for “Tuway” shells which were abundant in the shores. Carobcob was founded near the mouth of the creek. To date nothing is left to the village. It was destroyed by typhoons.

 

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  • Police Station - (034) 495-0166/5000
  • Bureau of Fire - (034) 495-4727
  • Ambulance - (034) 495-4745/4787 - (034) 476-9210/2450
  • Senior Citizen - (034) 476-1607
  • Mayors Office - (034) 495-0068/0587/5269
  • PESO - (034) 495-0069
 

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Public Information Division

2nd Floor Silay City Hall Building

Phone: (034) 495-0070
Cell Phone: 0938-6018424