Bhongaon is an old town situated in Mainpuri District
of Uttar Pradesh
. It lies on the junction of the Agra road with the Grand Trunk Road
and is about 14 km east of Mainpuri
Historical evidences reveal that this town was founded by a mythical Raja, Bhim Sen after whom it was called Bhimgram or Bhimgaon. During the reign of Akbar, it was the headquarters of a pargana (a pre-permanent settlement revenue unit) and there is a fort, now in ruins, on a high mound which marks the residence of the governor (amil).
Today, there are several industrial and commercial establishments. Mahadev Temple, a mosque and also some old buildings of artistic merit, which are situated at the heart of the town, are the interesting spots here.
Bhongaon Railway Station is on the Farrukhabad-Shikohabad rail route. Agra Civil Enclaves is the nearest airport.