Chinnasalem is a town situated at an altitude of about 413 ft above sea level, in Viluppuram District
of Tamil Nadu
. It is about 80 km from Salem
and 95 km from Tiruchirapalli
Major point of attraction is the St Theresa Church. Melnaariyappanoor Church, a century old famous church situated in Chennai-Salem Highway, is about 8 km from Chinnasalem.
Talaivasal (16 km) in the west, Kachchirayapalaiyam (13 km) in the north and Anumanandal (9 km) in the south constitutes the neighboring towns of Chinnasalem.
Tiruchirapalli Airport is the nearest airport. Chinna Salem Railway Station, on the Virudhachalam-Attur rail route, serves this place. By road, Chinnasalem can be reached from Perambalur, Kallakurichi and Pennadam.