Mettupalayam is a municipality of Coimbatore district. It is situated at the foothills of Nilgiris on the bank river Bhavani on Coimbatore-Guddalor State Highways. Mettupalayam Municipality was formed in the year 1948. Subsequently, Mettupalayam Municipality has been upgraded as Ist Grade Municipality from 1.4.1978.
Coimbatore Road, Sathy Road, Ooty Road, Annur Road are the 4 major highway roads connecting Mettupalayam.
Mettupalayam Railway Station Connects Coimbatore and Udhagamandalam. The two major trains connecting Mettupaalayam are
- Mettupalayam to Chennai Central - Nilgiri Express Train (Via Coimbatore, Erode, Salem)
- Mettupalayam to Ooty - Hill Train (Via Coonoor)
- Black Thunder This theme park is the main place of interest. It is in the ooty main road, 4 km from mettupalayam central.
- Bhadrakaliamman temple Arulmighu Vana Bhadrakaliamman Temple is situated at thekampatti village, 5 km from mettuplalyam central.
Potatoes, Tree sapplings, Bhavani water, Narasus coffee, Tea dust etc., forestry tree cultivation details
B.S.N.L cellular (mobile) network is available here. India post has its post office here. It has courier service all over India. It also sells stamps, postcards, inland letters and postal envelopes.