Originally, the town of Infanta was a barrio of the Municipality of Sta. Cruz, Zambales. Infanta became a regular municipality by virtue of a Superior Decree issued by the Spanish government on October 4, 1876.
Since the town was the offspring of the Municipality of Sta. Cruz, it was named Infanta meaning “young”.
LAND AREA : 25, 429 hectares
POPULATION : 23,731
NO. OF BARANGAYS : 13
CLASSIFICATION : 3rd class
TOWN FIESTA : April 29-30
INDUSTRIES : farming, fishing, salt making
POINTS OF INTEREST : Beaches of Infanta, Salt Farms