Barangay Official:
Barangay Captain: Arnel T. Marquez
Councilors: Edwin P. Tambobong
Ronald O. Relumen
Bobby M. Esperanza
Randy E. Suruiz
Romualdo A. Codilana, Jr.
Aldon M. Asilo
Mercy M. Lorgonio
SK Chairman: Edwin J. Suruiz
Secretary: Ana Lisa B. Masagca
Treasurer: Maritess S. Precia


Paulog was previously a sitio of Barangay Tuburan named Sitio Pulang Bato. As the poputaion grew, it became a barangay.

The Philippine National Railways used to pass the barangay going to Legazpi City. It was said that some passengers of the train accidentally lose their limbs when it passes the bridge of the place because some evil spirits. It was said that the bridge is “Pinagulugan” or a dropping zone in the dialect. As time passed, it was shortened to “Paulog”.

The first settlers of the place were the families of Suruiz, Tambobong, Magno, Embido, Bilog, Carulla, Nueca, Balderama, Panarigan, Tolarba, Tolda, Torres, Persia and Divinagracia.

 A fiesta is celebrated every 28th day of August in honor of their patron saint, St. Augustine.

Physical Characteristics

Paulog is an urban barangay in the City of Ligao, 3rd District of Albay. Bounded on the East by the Municipality of Guinobatan; on the West by Barangay Pandan; on the North by Barangay Bonga; and on the south by Banao, Guinobatan Albay.

It has a total land area of 544 hectares (has). Its terrain is rolling. Has a tropical climate. Heavy rainfall occurs during the months of June to November and the dry season is from the month of January to May.

The barangay is classified as Urban and has a population of 2,152 where 1,081 are male and 1,071 are female and has a total number of households of 499 .It has an average household size of 4. Major source of livelihood is Farming, Agriculture.

Fiesta is celebrated every 28th of August in Honor of their Patron Saint, San Agustin.

Educational Health and Service Facilities

Paulog has one (1) Day Care Center which is supervised by skilled Day Care Worker, and one (1) public elementary school which caters the primary and intermediate pupils, all are under the supervision of Department of Education (DepEd) schools district.

The barangay has one (1) health center manned by three (3) barangay health workers and one (1) barangay nutrition scholar assigned to take charge in the implementation and monitoring of various health programs and services such as maternal and health care which includes family planning, nutrition, and immunization of children below five (5) years old, one (1) Utility Worker. Other service facilities includes Multi-Purpose Hall, Barangay Outpost and Barangay Hall.

Mode of Public Transportation

In Barangay Paulog, the modes of transportation are Jeepneys and Tricycle.

Credit Institutions

The barangay has one (1) credit institutions namely KASAMAKA Credit Cooperative.

Water & Electric Supply

Forty Seven (47) households or 9.42% has no access to potable drinking water. Residents get their source from Shared tube/piped deep well, protected spring, and Water Peddler. Electricity for the barangay is provided by Albay Power and Energy Corporation (APEC).

Waste Management

The barangay is being collected by Garbage Collection from the city which caters 197 households or 39.48% of the total households. Although their garbage is being collected, there are still residents practicing burning of garbage. The barangay is on its process of enhancing its capacity in implementing the RA 9003. They are on the process on implementation of various environmental ordinances as well as currently practicing the “segregation at source” and have established their own material recovery facility.

Peace and Order

There are sixteen (16) Barangay Tanod (where 2 are Female and 14 are Male) in the barangay appointed by the Punong Barangay who maintain the stable peace and order situation by conducting a nightly patrol.  They are receiving monthly honorarium from the barangay budget.