Tinnevely District (Madras Presidency)

Tinnevely district was one of the districts in the erstwhile Madras Presidency of British India. It covered the area of the present-day districts of Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Theni in Tamil Nadu.


As of 1901, Tinnevely had a population of 2,059,607 with a significant number of Muslims and Christians.


There were four municipalities: Tinnevely, Srivilliputtur, Tuticorin and Palayamcottah.


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