Dharmapuri, the administrative headquarters of Dharmapuri District, is an old town situated 100 km from
Erode, in Tamil Nadu. It is home to some major industries and is a major agricultural trade center of the district.
Places of tourist interest in and around the town include
Hogenakkal Waterfalls (48 km), Athiyamankottai (8 km) and Krishnagiri.