Agoncillo is a Philippine municipality in the province of Batangas.
The municipality is located 120 km south of Manila and can be reached from there by R. Diokno Highway, which goes over the Tagaytay - pass. It is located 32 km away from the provincial capital of Batangas City. In the east, the area municipality borders in a length of approximately 10 km to the shore of Taal Lake. In the south of the borough is adjacent to San Nicolas, the river forms the border with Pansipit Lemery in the west and in the north of Laurel.
The Municipality of Agoncillo was originally a part of the municipality of Lemery. 1945 Executive Committee was formed that a decision was preparing to ask the Minister of the Interior detach 11 districts of the province of Lemery Commission and to form an independent municipality from the first set Mayor Jacinto Mendoza. Through enactment of an execution order of then President Elpidio Quirino the municipality Pansipit was formed. However, the Council of the Municipality of Lemery adopted a decision on the abolition of the said establishment of the township Pansipit. Ultimately, the Executive Order No. 212 was issued on 17 April 1949 by President Elpidio Quirino, who picked up the suspension and approved the immediate formation of a municipality under the name Agoncillo. The name was chosen in honor of Don Felipe Agoncillo. Don Felipe Agoncillo was a resident Taals and is considered the first Philippine representative diplomat.
The current government of the municipality was elected in 2007, their term of office ends in 2010. Mayor Glorioso R. Martinez.
Agoncillo is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.
- Bagong Sikat
- Coral Na Munti
- San Jacinto
- San Teodoro
- Santa Cruz
- Santo Tomas
- Subic Ibaba
- Subic Ilaya
- National Statistics Office, Republic of the Philippines: Final Result - 2010 Census of Popoulation
- National Statistical Coordination Board
Cities: Batangas City | Lipa City | Tanauan City
Communities: Agoncillo | Alitagtag | Balayan | Balete | Bauan | Calaca | Calatagan | Cuenca | Ibaan | Laurel | Lemery | Lian | Lobo | Mabini | Malvar | Mataas na Kahoy | Nasugbu | Padre Garcia | Rosario | San Jose | San Juan | San Luis | San Nicolas | San Pascual | Santa Teresita | Santo Tomas | Taal | Talisay | Taysan | Tingloy | Tuy
- Location in the Philippines
- Batangas ( province )