History of the Town:
The Palamaneru Municipality is a 3rd Grade Municipality in Chittoor District. The Palamaneru Municipality is newly formed during the year 2005 vide G.O. Ms. No.530 dated 25.05.2005. The area of the Municipality is 28.13 sq.kms. It is located at 130 – 121 – 18’’. Northern Latitude and 780– 441 – 28” Eastern Longitude. The town is at an attitude of 680 meters above mean sea level. The Chennai Bangalore National Highway passes through the town. The town is located at a distance of 40 KM from the district head quarters of Chittoor. The town is noted for good Government medical hospital and for a famous Siva Temple is located well near the town. There are 24 election wards. The Koundinya River flow very near by the town.
Palamaner is an ancient town which has been in existence, since the time of the “pallavas”. It was ruled by the Pallave Dynasty. Hence it was called “Pallavaneru”. Now it is known as a Palamaneru.
Importance of the town:
The town is very important education center, due to existence of Govt. College, Polytechnic College, High Schools, Elementary Schools and Mother Terissa College for Degree, Post Graduation, B.Ed and Engineering Courses. It is famous for Siva Temple at Mogili near 10 Km.