It is more known before and up to now as RECODO, because of the slightly inward-curving pattern of the shoreline that welcome sea-farers to take shelter in time of storms and ocean surge. Recodo was divided into Sitios where persons of authority were designated as leaders: Faustino Matining (Lanao), Manuel Buenaventura (Mabini), Timoteo Madrid (Malvar), Juan Jacolbia (Recodo) and Maximo Montaril was the Teniente del Barrio on the creation of Zone I as a barrio. Until 1972, when Mr. Francisco Jordan was designated as the first Barangay Chairman. Followed by Carlos Buenaventura (1984), Nestor Latorena (OIC-1986), Evalina Madrid (1989), Jose Sena (19987), Marcelino Narzoles (2002), Agosto Oracion (OIC-2005), Jose Sena (2007), Joselito Malalad (2011), Agosto Oracion (OIC-2013) and Roy Bryan M. Malapote (2013 up to present).
GEOGRAPHICAL AND RESOURCES ENDOWNMENT
It is belong to 5 barangays in the poblacion area, it lies at the eastern part of Pinamalayan. It is 66 kilometers from the Provincial Capitol. Barangay Zone I is 70% plain and 30% coastal. It has a total land area of 13.84 sq. km.
It has a total population of 2,893 according to CBMS Census 2014, with the total household of 1,137 and total families of 1,095. The number of males are 2,311 and females is 2,247.
CHECKLIST OF FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES