Located in Coimbatore District
, Udumalpet is a place with a number of temples. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, it is one of the famous summer resorts in Tamil Nadu
. The place was called Udumalai in ancient times.
Udumalpet is an industrial town with textile and paper industries. The place is famous for cotton mills also. Thirumoorthy and Amaravathy Dams lie south of Udumalpet. There is a boat house, swimming pool, and a crocodile farm south of Udumalpet.