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Map of Northern Samar with Salcedo highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Salcedo highlighted
Salcedo is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°09′N 125°40′E / 11.150°N 125.667°E / 11.150; 125.667Coordinates: 11°09′N 125°40′E / 11.150°N 125.667°E / 11.150; 125.667
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
Congr. district Lone district of E. Samar
Barangays 41
 • Mayor Melchor Llego Melgar
 • Total 113.80 km2 (43.94 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 19,970
 • Density 180/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6807
Dialing code 55

Salcedo is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 19,970 people.[3]


In 1959, the sitio of Balud was converted into a barrio.[4]


Salcedo is politically subdivided into 41 barangays.[2]

  • Abejao
  • Alog
  • Asgad
  • Bagtong
  • Balud
  • Barangay 1 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 13 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 5 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 6 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 7 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 8 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 9 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 10 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 11 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 12 (Pob.)
  • Buabua
  • Burak
  • Butig
  • Cagaut
  • Camanga
  • Cantomoja
  • Carapdapan
  • Caridad
  • Casili-on
  • Iberan
  • Jagnaya
  • Lusod
  • Malbog
  • Maliwaliw
  • Matarinao
  • Naparaan
  • Seguinon
  • San Roque (Bugay)
  • Santa Cruz
  • Tacla-on
  • Tagbacan
  • Palanas
  • Talangdawan


Population census of Salcedo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 16,597 —    
1995 16,026 −0.65%
2000 16,971 +1.24%
2007 18,680 +1.33%
2010 19,970 +2.46%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]


  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "R.A. No. 2095, An Act Converting the Sitio of Balud in the Municipality of Salcedo, Province of Samar, into a Barrio, to Be Known As the Barrio of Balud". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  5. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 

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Sun, 05 Jan 2014 00:43:00 -0800

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:15:00 -0700

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9 Rizal St. Salcedo Eastern Samar. they were also the victims of typhoon yolanda. we were not able to contact them after the typhoon. Pls inform us any news from them . 09173239951. Reply · Like. · November 14, 2013 at 7:46pm. Add a Reply... Reply using.
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 08:05:49 -0800

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