The home of diversity and modern commerce
The history of Barangay III is linked with the History of Vigan since this barangay is only a subdivision of Vigan. It becomes known only as Barangay III in the incumbency of Presidential Ferdinand Marcos who through his Presidential decree, save the people in the grassroots level of important participation in the government.
Barangay III is predominantly an urban area because it is within the commercial center of Vigan. It has a total inhabitant of 1,321. There are 310 families living in 310 households. Most of the residents who are head of the families are businessman/ businesswoman, government/ private employees, and traders or vendors. But there are some families who are poor and under employed/ unemployed especially those living in the depressed area in the southern portion of the barangay. The source of income of the barangay is through commerce, transport services and other personal services.
Barangay III has been divided into 3 sectors. Block I-is located in the northern part of Liberation Blvd., on the southern part of Salcedo St., on the western part of Quezon Avenue and eastern part of Rizal St., Block II-is located on the northern part of Salcedo St., on the southern part of Florentino St., on the western part of Rizal St., Block III-is located on the northern part of Florentino St., and on the southern part of the Govantes River, on the western part of Quezon Avenue and the eastern part of Rizal St.