Sendarapatti, also known as Senthalai , is a panchayat town in Salem district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
In the 2009 Indian census, Sentharapatti had a population of nearly 40,000. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Sentharapatti has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy is 65%, and female literacy is 48%. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
In Salem dist, Ganagavali Tk, "Sendarapatti" signifies "Temple City", and the town is filled with temples including the following: sriselvavinayaga thirukovil(therkku kottai-star ghilli),Vinayagar Temple(north st-sri vinayaga), Murugan Temple(onankaradu), Perumal Temple (Chakarathallvar)(north st), Pathamavathiamman Temple, Mariamman Temple(north st), Angalaamman Temple(north st), Selliamman Temple, Kalliamman Temple, Kamatchiamman Temple, Durgaiamman Temple, Dharmaraja Temple, Maruthayan Temple, Sivan Temple, Anginayar Temple, Ramar Temple, East Matha Kovil (RC), West Matha Kovil (CSI), Jimma Pallivasal, and Madurai Veeran temple(karadipali pillangulam)pillaiyar temple(pillangulam)
The main industry in the town is the production of Neem oil, Neem Cakes, Neem Fertilizer and bio tech products (aloe vera products). There are a large number of industries including cigar (tobacco) factories and sago, rice and flour mills.
- Government boys high school(male),
- Government girls higher secondary school.
- Government Union primary school.
- RC primary school
- Tagore Vidya mandhir.
- Swamy Vivekananda Vidyalaya Matric High school.
- Sri Vinayaka nursery & primary school.
- Mothers Care Academy