About LGU Buenavista
Buenavista, formerly called “SABANG” was then the largest barrio in the town of Gasan.
Buenavista, as a sitio of Gasan in 1850, and later as a barrio in 1870.
Buenavista was elevated into a municipality in November 9, 1918 under the able leadership of
Don Agaton Sarmiento and Don Ciriaco Arevalo who petitioned through then Lt. Governor, Don Pedro Madrigal
of the sub-province of Marinduque.
The inauguration of the new town of Buenavista took place on January 12, 1919;
on which date Don Agaton Sarmiento took his oath of office as Municipal President of
Buenavista before Governor Madrigal.