Potheri is a town that comes under Maraimalai Nagar municipality of Chengalpattu taluk in Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu. It is about 2.5 km from Guduvancheri. SRM University & Valliammai Engineering College are main institutions located here.
The neighbourhood is served by the Potheri railway station Chengalpattu taluk to Chennai Suburban Railway Network.
Potheri town in Chengalpattu taluk located outside Chennai city is well connected by roads and railways, as it is located along the National Highway-45 (NH-45) GST Road, Chennai Tambaram and Chengalpattu Kanchipuram district highway.
Coordinates: 12°49′32″N 80°02′23″E / 12.825527°N 80.039606°E