Welcome to Arumugamangalam !
The Ancient village of many temples.
This website is to put on record the various facets of the village and its people. We believe this website will be useful for many, who are connected with this village, becomes a platform of information sharing and enables us to work together in betterment of our village, temples and conduct of festivities.
Arumugamangalam village is located in the erstwhile Tirunelveli and present Tuticorin District, Srivaikuntam Taluk.
The village is located about three kilometers North of Thambraparni river, six kilometers West of Tuticorin - Tiruchendur road. It lies on the state highway connecting Pudukottai and Srivaikuntam between 17 & 19 Kilometers from Pudukottai. The North main canal from Srivaikuntam Anaicut on Thambraparni river feeds the Irrigation cum water supply tank on the Northern boundary of the village. There are a few smaller villages Maramangalam & Korkai on East, and Vazhavallan on South. Eral, a commercial centre is on the West. The village is considered a twin with Kottarakurichi on the West & South boundary.
The twin villages of Arumugamangalam and Kottarakurichi are taken together for all practical purposes as a single village. The surrounding hamlets of Karaiyadiyur on North, Arasankulam on East, Selvanayagapuram and Ganapathi samudram on South are served by the post offices in Arumugamangalam. And are considered part of the same village. Total population in these areas exceed 10,000. There is a branch post Office and Public call office with the pin code 628 827. Telephone facilities are connected to Srivaikundam exchange (code : 4630) from Tuticorin division. There are two schools, one run by Panchayat board and the other by private mission, coaches upto SSLC in Tamil medium. Students for other studies and medium go to Eral, Athur, Sawyerpuram etc., mostly by private transport.
The main avocation of the people is wetland cultivation. River water fed through canal and tank is available almost through the year. Nearly two thousand and five hundred acres of such land provide seasonal employment. Two crops of Paddy and an inter crop of grams is common. Cash crops include plantains & betel leaves. People go out to other areas for off-season employment. Coconut and other groves are also in plenty.