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Ethapur is located in Tamil Nadu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 11°40′00″N 78°29′00″E / 11.6667°N 78.4833°E / 11.6667; 78.4833Coordinates: 11°40′00″N 78°29′00″E / 11.6667°N 78.4833°E / 11.6667; 78.4833
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Salem
Population (2001)
 • Total 10,054
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Ethapur is a panchayat town in Salem District in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Ethapur had a population of 10,054. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Ethapur has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 59%. In Ethapur, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Boys' Hr. Sec. School[edit]

The land for Boys Higher Secondary School and the Main building has been donated by Alagiri Iyer family. They have also donated land for the town's hospital and police station.

Athirudhra Yagnyam[edit]

Sarvotthamuka Athirudhra Yagnyam was conducted in Yethapur in the year 1938 with the patronage of Sri Alagiri Iyer. This place is still known today as Yaga Salai in Yethapur Agraharam.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.