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Tiruvallur District

Tiruvallur District

About Tiruvallur District and Its History

  • In the 7th century, the Tiruvallur district was ruled by Pallavas. After that Nawab of Arcot, Mughals, French, Dutch, and finally British captured this place in the 19th century like other districts in Tamilnadu.
  • This district was first called Chengal pattu District. Later it was changed to Chengai M.G.R District. After that, this district was separated from Tiruvallur M.G.R District. In 1997, this district was finally decided and named Tiruvallur District (District Headquarters Name).
  • Chennai, Vellore and Kanchipuram districts are these three boundaries of this district. Andhra Pradesh is another border. There is a considerable number of Telugu speakers in this district. This district is very close to Chennai. This district of commercial and industrial importance is full of famous temples. In retail spending, this district stands third after Noida and Delhi.
  • Sholavaram Lake, Puzhal Lake, Poondi Water Reservoir have been providing water to Chennai City. Famous Lord Shiva Temple is located in Surutapalli, here the main god is known as Bhoga Sayana Siva. Tourist places like Tiruvottiyur, Thiruverkadu, Palaverkadu which are adjacent to Chennai city have been merged in this district for administrative convenience.

Tiruvallur District Complete Details

Tiruvallur District Information
Total Area 3422.43 Sq.Kms
Total Population 27,21,363
Male Population 13,74,344
Female Population 13,47,019
Population Density 800/sq.km.
Average Annual Rainfall 1104 mm
Climate Condition 37.9*c Maximum and 18.5*c Minimum
STD Code 044
Pin Codes 602****
Nearest Airport Chennai International Airport (42 km from Tiruvallur)
Railway Station Tiruvallur Railway Station, Tiruvallur
Bus Stand Tiruvallur Bus Stand, MGM Nagar, Tiruvallur
Tiruvallur District Court Phone Number, Email id 044 27665858
District Collector Office Phone Number, Email id 044 27661600, collrtlr@nic.in
District Health Officer Dial Number, Email id 044 27622260, jdhstlr@gmail.com
District Chief Education Office Telephone Number, Email id 044 27662599 / 9384034214, ceotlr@nic.in
District Employment Office Number, Email id 044 27660250, deo.tlr@gmail.com
District Revenue Officer Phone Number, Email id 044 27662222 / 9445000902, drotlr@nic.in
District Registrar Office Phone Number, Email id 044 27222674, drkpm502@gmail.com
District Head Post Office Phone Number 044 27660233
Tiruvallur Emergency Helpline Numbers Click Here Tiruvallur Emergency Numbers

Tiruvallur Famous Tourist Attractions & Places of Interest

Poondi Reservoir
Largest reservoir, located in Poondi, a village near Thiruvallur, is one of the lakes that supply drinking water within Chennai. Poondi is gaining popularity as a tourist destination.

Pulicat Boating & Bird Sanctuary
Pulikkadu Lake and its bird sanctuary are a must-see tourist attraction, located near Tiruvallur on the Tamil Nadu border.

Shri Pattinathar Temple Tiruvottiyur
Pattinathar Temple is located in Tiruvottiyur. Pattinathar is notable among the famous saivam and Samayam sithar.

Arulmigu Thiyagarajaswamy Temple Tiruvottiyur
Thiyagaraja Vadivudai Amman Temple is located in Tiruvottiyur. Located near Tiruvallur, 10 km away from Chennai.

Vaacheeswarar Temple Thirupachur
Thirupachur is one of the many Shiva temples that were blessed by Thirugnanasambandar and Thirunavukkarasar. Located on Thiruthani Highway, this place is ancient and beautiful.

Veeraraghava Swamy Temple Tiruvallur
The famous Vaishna temple located at Thiruvallur. Main god Adhiseshan is along with Gangai Valliammai. This place is located at a distance of 43 kilometers from Chennai.

Sri Pallikondeswara Swamy Temple Surutapalli
Surutapalli Shiva temple is located near uttukottai, bordering Tamil Nadu. It is noteworthy that lord shiva is seen here in reclining posture. There is no siva temple like this anywhere else.

Vadaranyeswarar Swamy Temple Thiruvalangadu
Thiruvalangadu Shiva temple near Palayanur is ancient and famous. Karaikal Ammaiyar got Mukti in this temple. Palayanur near this town is also an ancient temple.

Arulmigu Devi Karumariamman Temple Thiruverkadu
The famous Karumariamman Temple is located in Thiruverkadu. This temple is located at a distance of about 20 kilometers from Chennai. Masi Magam, Panguni Uthiram Utsavam and Aadi Thiruvizha are well conducted here. Special Aradhana Abhishekam is held here on Sundays. Annadanam is also done on that day.

Thiruttani, one of the lord murugan's Arupadai houses, is one of the specialties of Tiruvallur district. Kumaran's temple is beautifully located on top of a small hill. Aadi Krithigai Theppotsavam, Shivratri festival etc. are celebrated very well here. It is noteworthy that temple opens at 5 A.M. every morning. This temple is conveniently located for pilgrims on the way to Tirupati. The nearest major town is Kanchipuram.

Other Main Places in Tiruvallur
Madhavaram Palpannai (Madhavaram Milk Colony), Avadi Battle Tank Manufacturing Factory, Ambattur Industrial Estate, Chembarambakkam Lake, Poonamallee, Ennore, Puzhal, and Sri Bhavani Amman Temple Periyapalayam.

Other Tourist Places and Destinations in Tiruppur District

  • Periyapalayam Bhavani Amman temple
  • Palaverkadu
  • Water Storages
  • Puzhal Water Treatment Plant
  • Ennore Port
  • Nemam – Oneness Temple
  • Gudiyam Caves
  • Kunrathur Temple
  • Mapped Singeeswarar
  • Pazhayanur
  • Surutapalli
  • Thirupasur
  • Siruvapuri Murugan Temple
  • The Wild Tribe Ranch
  • Thirumullaivoyal Temple
  • Thalankuppam

Tiruvallur Administration
Revenue Divisions - 3 (Tiruvallur, Thiruthani, Ponneri)
Taluks - 12 (Ambattur, Gummindipoondi, Ponneri, Uthukkottai, Avadi, Thiruvottiyur, Madhavaram, Maduravoyal, Pallipattu, Tiruttani, Poonamallee, Tiruvallur)
Municipalities - 12 (Tiruvallur, Avadi, Ambattur, Madhavaram, Thiruvottiyur, Kathivakkam, Maduravoyal, Poonamallee, Thiruthani, Thiruverkadu, Valasaravakkam, Manali)
Blocks - 14 (Villivakkam, Pulaleri, Sholavaram, Minjur, Gummidipoondi, Ellapuram, Poondi, Tiruvallur, Poonamallee, Kadambathur, Thiruvalangadu, Thiruthani, Pallipattu, R.K.Pettai)
Town Panchayats - 13 (Chinnasekkadu, Minjur, Naravarikuppam (red hills), Ponneri, Porur, Puzhal, Thiruninravur, Uthu Kottai, Aarani, Gummidipoondi, Pallipattu, Pothatturpettai, Thirumalisai)
Lok Sabha Parliamentary Constituency - 1 (Tiruvallur)
State Assembly Constituency - 10 (Gummidipoondi, Ponneri, Thiruvottiyur, Poonamallee, Tiruvallur, Thiruthani, Avadi, Madhavaram, Maduravoyal, Ambattur)

Tiruvallur Other Details

Business Development - Handmade Garments, Industrial Areas, Oil Refinery Industry, Fertilizer Industries, Avadi Tank Factory, Ambattur Tyre Industry, Cycle Industry, Thermal Power Station, Matchbox Industries, Pencil Factory, Madhavaram milk colony
Agricultural Crops - Paddy, Sugarcane, Chilly, Groundnut, Ellu
Rivers - Aarani River, Kooduthalai River, Koovam River

Tiruvallur District Political Map Updated