Kovaipudur is located on the outskirts of Coimbatore
. It is a mini township today that started with a colony of retired government officials settling in Kovaipudur in the seventies. Kovaipudur is surrounded by hills and villages. It is close to Madukkarai
. V L B Janakaiambal College Of Engineering and C B M College are located in Kovaipudur. The Tamil Nadu Special Police fourth battalion is also based here.
Frequent buses ply from Coimbatore to Kovaipudur. The nearest airport is CA Coimbatore Airport.