Pavoorchatram is a town in Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India.
Pavoorchatram situated in the foothills of Western Ghats, between Tuticorin and Quilon highway National highway. Pavoorchatram is 9 km (5.6 mi) east of Tenkasi and 45 km (28 mi) west of Tirunelveli, on the Tenkasi-Tirunelveli State Highway. The nearest popular train stations are Tenkasi and Tirunelveli.
As Pavoorchatram is connected by both road and rail, the town is growing rapidly in business and agriculture. The business of Pavoorchatram mainly depends upon agriculture. The agricultural goods, mainly vegetables and food grains, are brought to the market from the villages around Pavoorchatram and then transported to the different parts of the state and Kerala. The main crops are paddy, onion, tomato, brinjal, tamarind, green chili, red chili, coconut, mango, and snake guard. It act as a linking pin of the surrounding villages. It also has Timber and tiles business as a major share.
Pavoorchatram located center for Keelapavoor, Selvavinayagapuram, Gurusamypuram, Kallurani, Sivanadanur, Velappanur, Kurukittanur, Kakaiyanur, Ramanathapuram, Kamaraj Nagar, Muthumalaipuram, Thirumalapuram, Madathur, Madakannur, Thippanampatti, Ariyangavoor, Kurumbalaperi, Vellakal, Chettiyur, panaiyadipatti, Kondalur, Avudaiyanoor, Madianoor, Podiyanur, Mailapuram, Vengadampatti, Pungampatti, Karisalur, Chinnanadanur, Nallai Poovanoor, Ariyapuram,vellaipannery pattty, Iyanur, Nattarpatti, Ramachandirapatnam, Kulasekarapatti, Melappavoor, Pottaloor and Pethanadarpatti, navaneetha krishna puram veeraputhiranadanoor, Vaikalipatty, Chennaltha pudu kulam, to connect district headquarters of Tirunelveli
Pavoorchatram is playing a major role on improving education in an around. It has two higher secondary school (Boys/Girls), matriculation schools and primary schools. Also having a teachers training college and a polytechnic college which is best in Tamil Nadu. Many leaders came from Pavoorchatram and working good positions in and out of this country. Thease Institutions created many doctors and Engineers
Pavoorchatram has many hospitals, some of them are best in the district. Raja hospitals, Priya Hospitals is one among them. Pavoorchatram also has a scan centre, Sathya Scans, with state of the art imaging equipment .
Around 80% of population belongs to Hindu and 18% are Christians and remaining Muslims. Shree Vennimalai Murugan Temple is situated here on a small hillock. The view from the temple is splendid. It is having Shree Muppidathi Amman Temple along with three churches in the main road.