According to the census, it has a population of 14, When the Jesuits started evangelizing the inhabitants on the eastern littoral of Samar Island in early 17th century. Libas was already a small settlement, although the term village could not be applied to it. The houses were far removed from each other and the place was without street.
It was simply a group of houses dotted
San julian eastern samar the mouth of Libas river. The inhabitants, whom from time to time the Jesuits from Sulat gathered at a makeshift chapel for worship and the doctrina were engaged in farming and fishing. The establishment of LIbas in as a village was largely the work of a Franciscan parish priest of Sulat, Fr.
Through his effort, a church "San julian eastern samar" constructed and houses were gathered around it. He directed the construction of a casa tribunal, a cemetery, and a rectory convento.
On July 04,Libas was separated from Sulat politically and ecclesiastically, and as it already had enough population and revenues to support a priest, was San julian eastern samar into a diocesan parish on August 25, The new parish included the vistas barrios of nonoc, the patron of which was St.
Pascual Baylon, Simangan, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, and Pagbabangnan, placed under the protection of St. The first parish priest was a diocesan, Fr. Pedro Baul, who was assigned in Guiuan from to Tradition has it that he was a pastor of LIbas from to The seat of the parish was, of course, Libas, with a wooden church dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows.
Inthe whole parish and town had a population of 2, and a total of tributes. It also had an escuela de premer esdenanza roughly a primary school located at the parish seat.
Its big church bell was acquired in When commerce in Samar Island improved in the late 19th century, the priest and the people recognized that the location of the town placed it in an economic disadvantage.
Induring the incumbency of Don Granizo Calim as gobernadorcillo, when the town had a total 3, population, and the people were already part of the inter-town commerce, Fr. Julian Diaz, the parish priest, proposed that the poblacion be transferred to the visita of Nonoc largely for economic reason.
Having been seconded by the majority of the principales town's leading menthe proposition for the transfer of poblacion, after much deliberation, was locally approved
San julian eastern samar April 07, With the stamp of approval by the governador general in Manila, with the assistance of the Gobernador Politico-Militar Don Pelayo Echacon y Lopez, the transfer became effective on August 14, Nonoc, the new poblacion was reanamed San Julian, after the friar, Fr.
Julian Diaz, the last resident priest of Libas and the first resident priest of Nonoc. Its first gobernardocillo was Don Francisco Villarazo. Since Nonoc had not a single street, one of the first projects of the parishioners was the opening of streets and in compliance with the usual requirements of poblacion, Fr. Diaz led in the construction of the parich church of stone traditionally dateda San julian eastern samar plaza, a casa tribunal roughly a municipal buildinga convento, a cemeteryand a primary school escuela de primer ensenanza.
Meanwhile, LIbas was reverted to the status os San julian eastern samar, populated by those Libasnons who chose to remain in the settlement. Before the end of the Spanish regime, one more visita was added to the pueblo township San Julian, namely, Nena, which was already known for its agricultural products.
Simangan became part of Sulat. At the same time, another barrio probably Lunang was made, and renamed San Antonio, after the name of a well-loved pastor of San Julian, but its existence was short-lived, not only because the area was sparsely populated, but also because many inhabitants transferred to the poblacion.
InSan Isidro was separated from Pagbabangnan, "San julian eastern samar" became an independent visita. The town is the most progressive in the entire Eastern Visayas region in terms of human rights upholding.
It is the first and only municipality in the region to possess an ordinance which bans discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. San Julian is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.
The population of San Julian, Eastern Samar, in the census was 14, people,  with a density of 96 inhabitants per square kilometre or inhabitants per square mile. Tourism has been a part of locals since early '90s as Liliputan opened its doors to visitors.
People from around the province are still amazed of this beautiful place.
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