Like all towns in this world, and cities as well, for various obvious reasons, they are also identified and recognized by the significant neighborhoods that comprise them.
In Badolato, the Square referred to the upper part of Corso Umberto I, characterized by numerous palaces belonging to bourgeois families, public offices, and as a result, a lack of frequentation by people from the farming community.
Among the macro-neighborhoods, there was, and still is, the Spinetto, the newest part of the ancient urban settlement, situated between the Castle and the Monastery of San Domenico.
The opposite part, to the east, from the church of Saint Mary in Crignetto to the Bastion, is still called Jusutèrra.
The southern part of the inhabited area, from the ridge (Corso Umberto I) down to the small river of Provvidenza, is called Destru.
The northern exposed part is called Mancùsu. It is the oldest neighborhood in the town, as it houses the Church of Saint Catherin Virgin e Martyr of Alexandria, certainly one of the first to be built. It can also be reasonably assumed that in past centuries, there was a Basilian Coenobium, visible from the Coenobium of Good Health. It is the safest area of the town in terms of climatic hazards, as it rests on hard rock and is rich in underground cisterns.
The people of Mancùsu are (or rather, were) hardworking individuals, and there were quite a few prosperous farmers from Mancùsu thanks to the abundance of agricultural products resulting from their hard and passionate work.