The Municipality of Alegria is in the southwestern portion of Cebu island. It is bounded in the North by the Municipality of Badian; on the East by the Municipalities of Dalaguete, Alcoy and Boljoon; on the south by the municipality of Malabuyoc and on the west by the Tanon Strait. The Municipality is 117 Kms. away from Cebu City..
Alegria used to be a barrio of Tubod under the Municipality of Samboan long Before 1857. The name Tubod was due to a famous spring which served both its inhabitants and travelers with its crystalline waters for drinking and other purposes under the shade of three big Talisay trees. The spring was located in what is now sitio Santa Rosa, Poblacion and it is ideally situated that it became the sitio of community celebrations..