Kulithalai Town was upgraded as Municipality Grade III on 17.5.1994 vide G.O. Ms.No.127 and now it is upgraded as IInd Grade Municipality with effect from 22.5.98 vide G.O.(MS) No.85 MA & WS Department dated 22.5.1998. The area of the town is 11.16 Sq.Kms. The present population as per 2011 census is 27910.The Municipality is divided into 24 wards. Out of 24 wards 10 wards are women and 2 reserved wards.The total length of roads are 32.358 Kms.The entire town is covered with protected water supply distribution line and water supplying daily twice.There is no scarcity of water.