Shield: From the Provincial Seal of Masbate where the town is located.
Wild Dove: Name of town which is derivative of the native term for wild doves.
Lighthouse: Tourist spot in Municipality because of its historical significance, with the gigantic tower overlooking the sea around Jintotolo Island in Balud.
Fish: Fishing as major source of livelihood of townspeople..
Cattle: Cattle industry.
Ricefield: Farming as main source of livelihood of its townspeople from which they produce its major staple crop - rice.
1949: Year when Balud became an independent Municipality by virtue of Executive Order No. 242.