Chimakurthy town is a Major Gram Panchayat converted as Nagar Panchayat vide G.O. No. 355 MA & UD Dt : 22-08-2011 and is fastly expanding during recent years. State Highway, from Ongole to Kurnool is passing through this town. It is developed as a Galaxy Granite industry. The town is nearly 40km from Bay of Bengal and sub soil characteristics are mostly Black Cotton.
Chimakurthy is a City in Chimakurthi Mandal in Prakasam District of Andhra Pradesh State, India. It belongs to Andhra region . It is located 23 KM towards west from District head quarters Ongole. It is a Mandal head quarter.
There are 4 Zones/ and 20 Election wards in this Nagara Panchayat.
HOW TO REACH Chimakurthy
Ongole is the Nearest Town to Chimakurthy. Ongole is 22 km from Chimakurthy. Road connectivity is there from Ongole to Chimakurthy.
There is no railway station near to Chimakurthy in less than 10 km. How ever There are railway stations from Near By town Ongole. Ongole Rail Way Station , Karavadi Rail Way Station are the railway stations near to Ongole. You can reach from Ongole to Chimakurthy by road after . How ever Guntur Jn Rail Way Station is major railway station 112 KM near to Chimakurthy
Chimakurthi APSRTC Bus Station , S.N.Padu APSRTC Bus Station , N.G.Padu APSRTC Bus Station are the nearby by Bus Stations to Chimakurthy .APSRTC runs Number of busses from major cities to here.
The population of the town which was 20,042 in 2001 increased to 30,332 in 2011 with an increase of 66.07% in the last decade. The sex ratio is 934 females per 1000 males. The literacy rate is 65%. In this 59.6% of the male population and 40.4% of the female population are iterate.
The town is important business center and education center. There are Engineering College, B.E.D College, junior residential colleges, High Schools and hospitals etc., in Chimakurthy. At the most of the nearby the town is dry lands, there is ample scope for development. Mainly expansion of the town is being taking place on western and Northern parts of the town. As old town is being fully built up and congested development is taking place on extended areas. The people from rural areas are migrating to the town from the nearby villages due to availability of civic facilities as narrated above.