|• Member of Legislative Assembly||N.S.Natarajan|
|• Vellakoil Municipality Chairman||V.Kandasamy|
|Elevation||231 m (758 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Telephone code||91 4257|
|Sex ratio||50:50 ♂/♀|
Vellakovil is a municipal town in the former Erode district and now in Kangeyam taluk of Tirupur District, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It mid way on the National Highway 67 between two major cities Trichy and Coimbatore. It is located equidistant to business centers of twin cities Coimbatore and Tirupur.
The town is spread in an area of 64.75 km2. The Vellakovil town is a major commercial and Industrial centre and Textiles hub because Coimbatore lise nearby that is why it is called as Textiles city. In India, Vellakovil is main town for Textile trade. The Main industry in the Municipality area is the power loom factories and spinning mills. Approximately nearly 10,000 power looms and 150 spinning mills are running. All power loom factories are manufacturing bed sheets and the mills are producing weaving yarn. Hence mainly the populations of this municipality are the laborers depending in the power loom and mills all production in the above industry are transporting mainly to Karur and Erode market.
Vellakovil is located at  It has an average elevation of 231 m (758 ft)..
As of the census of India 2001, Vellakoil had a population of 34,438 comprising 17,284 males and 17,154 females, making the sex ratio (number of females per thousand males) of the town to 992. A total of 3,288 people were under six years of age and the child sex ratio (number of females per thousand males under six years of age) stood at 969. The town had an average literacy of 75.75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%. A total of 3,598 comprising 11.55% of the population belonged to Scheduled Castes (SC) and 26 comprising 0.08% of the population belonged to Scheduled tribes (ST). There were are total of 9,462 households in the town. As of 2001, Vellakoil had a total of 19,237 main workers: 402 cultivators, 1,078 agricultural labourers, 1,210 in house hold industries and 16,547 other workers. There was a total of 500 marginal workers: 7 marginal cultivators, 39 marginal agricultural labourers, 42 marginal workers in household industries and 412 other marginal workers.