Location in Tamil Nadu, India
|Coordinates: 8°49′6″N 78°8′15″E / 8.81833°N 78.13750°ECoordinates: 8°49′6″N 78°8′15″E / 8.81833°N 78.13750°E|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
As of 2001 India census, Athur had a population of 9456. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Athur has an average literacy rate of 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 53% of the males and 47% of females literate. 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.