|Elevation||65 m (213 ft)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
As of 2001[update] India census, Walajabad had a population of 10,859. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Walajabad has an average literacy rate of 75%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 82%, and female literacy is 68%. In Walajabad, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Before the invasion of Arcot Nawab this place was called as Sivapuram. Some people opine that the name was Seevaram. A British Regiment had a camp here for long. Marathi tailors lived here. There is a street named Kasaaikkara street can still be found. Water suppliers to the army were hired and a street named Kavadikkaran street still exists. Round Bungalow where the chief of the Regiment lived with his lover till her last days, is still in a fine condition. Later it was renamed to Walajabad. Here Vishnu and Sivan temples are there which are the oldest and belong to Pallava dynasty. This is a central hub which connects Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet and Illaiyanaavellur. Near to Walajabad (about 17 km) industrial estate SIPCOT is situated.
- "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.
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|Stop number: 33||KM from start: 81.59|