65 gear teeth: symbolize the sixty five (65) progressive barangays of the City.

rope: symbolizes the unity among officials and city residents that gives strength to the city.

Sun: represents the bright future of the new city.

Bomboo poles: represent the humble and resilient CauayeƱos.

Building: depicts the City Hall which represents the new face of Cauayan as a city.

Palay, Corn & Tobacco: represent the major crops and the major source of income of CauayeƱos.

Blue Waves: represent the Cagayan river and all bodies of water which serve as the fishing ground and sources of marine life and irrigation for the city's fertile fields.

blue sky: symbolizes hope and the existence of peace within the city.