About Tirupattur

Tirupattur Town is located on the western border of Vellore District, India. Tirupattur peoples go to work in nearby industrial towns such as Vaniyambadi and Ambur in the north, but it is a commercial center.

The nearest Air port for Tirupattur town is Bangalore and nearest harboar is at Chennai. Cuddalore which is another port Town is situated in South-West of Tirupattur. The general topography of the town is almost even with an average elevation of 384 meter above mean sea-level.

The general terrin of the land can be said as sloping from North to south. The Elagiri Hill station is located at a distance of about 24 kms in North-East direction of the Town which is also called as poor-men Ooty.

Tirupattur has a population of 60,803. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Tirupattur has an average literacy rate of 73%, significantly higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 79%, and female literacy is 67%. In Tirupattur, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Tirupattur is located at 12°30′N 78°34′E / 12.50°N 78.57°E / 12.50; 78.57. It has an average elevation of 387 m (1,270 ft).

Tirupattur is well known called as the “Sandalwood Town” due to the availability of sandalwood trees in the hills. It is very close to the fourth major hill station of Tamil Nadu, the Yelagiri hills. There is another hill station to the east of Tirupattur known as Sowdayakuppam village.

The Jawadi Hills are located about 35 km from Tirupattur. Nearby Sevan falls is there. In Between of the hill station, lies the Kavalur Observatory, which holds several optical and reflective telescopes run and governed by the Indian Institute of Astrophysics. There is also a seasonal stream and waterfalls which is far from 10 km east of Tirupattur, known as Jalagamparai. It is also a beautiful “Sandal Town”.

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