Lipay is a barangay of the philippine municipality Santa Cruz in the province Zambales
in Central Luzon
which is part of the Luzon group
Lipay belongs to the barangays of Municipality Santa Cruz which are in the outlying area.
The municipality Santa Cruz with a population of about 52,202 and its 25 barangays belong to the partly urban areas in the Philippines. While some of the barangays developed modern urban structures, some others, especially those which are seated in the outlying areas, remained rural. By the end of 2007 Lipay had 6,119 residents.
Other barangays of Santa Cruz are:
Babuyan, Bangcol, Bayto, Biay, Bolitoc, Bulawon, Canaynayan, Gama, Guinabon, Guisguis, Lomboy, Lucapon North, Lucapon South, Malabago, Naulo, Pagatpat, Pamonoran, Poblacion North, Poblacion South, Sabang, San Fernando, Tabalong, Tubotubo North, Tubotubo South