It is a 5th class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines.
Padre Burgos is located just east of Lucena City, the provincial capital. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 19,877 people. It is bounded in the north by Atimonan, on the east by Agdangan, and by the south by the Tayabas Bay.
The town is notable for its unspoiled beaches and the Tulay Buhangin (Tagalog for "sand bridge"). All the population are of Tagalog descent. The economy is primarily based on coconut husking and farming.