It is situated about 48 kilometers from district headquarter of Munger. It is 172 km far from its State Capital City Patna. Belharni River passes through it. Barhonia is famous for Temple of Goddess Kali and Manufacturing of Sweet Dish Bhura & Chakki.Nearby villages are Nowgain (0.2 km), Ganaili ( 4 km), Durgapur (3km), Kamargama (2.4 km), Bhalguri (5.7 km). Nearest Towns are Sangrampur (8 km), Tarapur (8 km), Haveli KharagPur (15 km), Munger (48km), Bhagalpur (55km) , Jamui(49km) & Deoghar (68km)
Batsar & Sarouna are the villages in the same Barhonia Panchayat.
There is a hospital (PHC), a post office in Barhonia Village (Pin Code is 813221). It is located at Coordinates: 25°1'43"N 86°38'10"E.
Approach--- The area can be approached by railways and road. It is on Sultanganj Deoghar State Highway road connected to most important towns of Bihar & Jharkhand. The nearest railway station is Sultanganj on Patna Bhagalpur Railway Line.
Education--- It has many good Schools namely Middle School Established in 1932. There is two High Schools namely Public High School & Rajkumar & Laljee High School in this Village.
Language—Hindi and Angika is Spoken here.
Food—Indian Bihari style Rice, Pulse, Vegetable, Chapatti, Chokha and Angika style Dahi (curd) Chura, Sabji with Sweet Dish Bhura & Chakki. Fish, Chicken & Mutton is easily available.
Drink— Cold drink & Drinking water is available.
Temple—A famous Temple of Goddess Kali is situated in the middle of Village. There is also a Shiv Temple in the Village built by Late Kamla Prasad Singh.Festival— Barhonia is locally famous for the Kali Puja in which people from far places come for Darshan. Holi, Dussehra, Ramnavmi, Deepawali & MakarSankranti is celebrated here But Kali Puja is the main Festival of this Village. During the Kali Puja festival, Bali of Goat (Patha) is done in front of goddess Kali Temple. Mela is held on Kali Puja and it attracts visitors from all over Areas. Numerous stalls are also set up at the grounds of the Kali Puja. You will find a wide variety of goods in these stalls, ranging from garments, to weapons and furniture, toys, utensils and agricultural equipments, jewelry and handicrafts. On the Last day, Maa Kali Pratima is taken through the streets in a procession fanfare to be immersed in a pond.
Community—People of different castes like Rajput, Halwai, Kanu, Baisya, Nai, Kamar &Dhobi lives here with peace & harmony. Barhonia is a Singhel clan of Rajput dominated area of Kashyap Gotra, Ved-Yajurved & Kuldevi is Kali.
Economy-- The main occupation of people residing around Barhonia is agriculture. Paddy, wheat, pulses, sugarcane, and other cereals are grown here. The Land is very fertile & Canal is the main source of irrigation. In this global era it is also the land of many Scholars, researchers, Scientists, Administrative officers, Doctors, Engineers, Teachers, Lawyers and Intellectuals.
Important Personalities---People from Barhonia Village are spread all over India and in different places of the globe. Among them there are some notable Personalities.
Sikander Singh of Barhonia Village Won Bihar Assembly Election on BJP Ticket in 1995 from Thakurganj Vidhan Sabha constituency in Kisangani district of Bihar & his wife Mrs. Sweety Singh is Chairman of Kishanganj Zila Parishad.
Late Kailash Prasad Singh-Great freedom fighter.
Late Sadhya Prasad Singh- Great freedom fighter.
Late Chotelal Singh- Great freedom fighter & ex.headmaster Jamui High School.
Late Brijbashi Singh- Great freedom fighter.
Late Baidyanath Singh- First District Judge of Khagaria District.
Rajendra Prasad Singh- Personnel Manager BCCL.
Prof SriNiwas Pd.Singh- Head of Department of English (A.N.College, Patna).
Diwakar Prasad Singh-Social Worker & Politician.
Bibhash Kumar Singh- Renowned Contractor of Jharkhand.
Dr.Ajeet Kumar Singh –Physician.
Election constituency-- Barhonia Village Panchayat is under 179-Tarapur Assembly Constituency of Bihar state. Earlier it was under Munger Lok Sabha Constituency but after the implementation of delimitation of parliamentary constituencies comes under Jamui Lok Sabha constituency based on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission of India constituted in 2002.