We envision Bacolor as the premier center of Kapampangan arts and culture, history and education, inhabited by God centered, resilient and empowered citizenry living in a safe and friendly environment, governed by a highly competitive and strong-willed leadership moving towards a dynamic center for sustainable human and socio-economic development.
Through a well-crafted Development Agenda, committed public servants and responsive community, we shall all together achieve sustainable human and economic growth.
Historical records show that Bacolor has been in existence as a prosperous settlements as early as 1571. When the Spaniards under the leadership of Ferdinand Blumentrit arrived that found “Baculud”. Its original name meaning high level ground.
The first settlers of Bacolor were believed to be Malayans that came from Atjeth Sumatra led by Panday Pira. It is believed to have been founded by Monmon, first cousin and sister-in-law of Malangsic, a son of Prince Balagtas.