Mettur Dam

Cauvery River

Stanley River



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About the Municipality
History of Municipality and Municipality Place
     Mettur is a Selection Grade Municipality and Taluk Head quarters in Salem District .Mettur is situated at a distance of 52 Kilometres North-West of Salem. Mettur is known for its huge dam built 1934 which is still one of the best dams in the country and attracts tourists from all over India. It is one of the major sources of Power generation using the Hydro-resources. It is located at 11º45’ of the Northern Latitude and 77º45’ of Eastern Longitude. The population as per 1971 census is 38,380 and the area spreads over to an extent of 14.55 Sq. Kilometres. The Town is well connected with road services to Salem, Dharmapuri, Mysore, Bangalore and Erode. It is also well connected by rail with the Salem Town.
     The Town is surrounded by the Stanley Reservoir on the North, Palamalai on the west and Vanavasi Panchayat forest on the East. The River Cauvery traverses in the middle of the town and divides the town into two parts namely Mettur and Mettur Railway Staion.

Key Events of Mettur Growth

Year Event
Stanley Dam construction
Hydro-electric Power House
Constitution of Mettur Township Committee (Grade II)
Water supply Scheme
Constitution of Local Planning Authority
Upgraded as Ist Grade Township committee
Upgraded as Selection Grade Township committee
Combined Water Supply Scheme
Mettur Thermal Power House
Changed as Selection Grade Municipality

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Contact Address

Selvi. V. Nithiya, B.Tech., M.B.A.,

Municipal Commissioner ,
Municipal Office
Municipal Office Road
Mettur Dam-636401

Phone Office :04298-244033




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Municipality at a Glance

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    District  : Salem
    Region   : Salem Region
    State       : TamilNadu
  • Area
    Total     : 14.55 Sq.Kms

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