About Jhalod

Jhalod city is administrative headquarters of the Jhalod taluka and lies Dahod district of Gujarat. The town is located at eastern border of Gujarat and is about 5 kms from Kushalgarh Tehsil of  Rajasthan. Jhalod coordinates at 23°06'01?in the North and 74°09'22?in the East.

About Jhalod

Demography of Jhalod

According to the census of 2011, the population of Jhalod was 28720. The female and male population percentagesare 49 percent and 51 percent respectively. The avg. literacy rate of Jhalod is 61 percent which is much greater than the national avg. i.e 59.5 percent. Female and male literacy rates are 54 percent and 67 percent respectively. About 16 percent of the total population falls in the age group of less than 6 years. The local language of Jhalod is Gujarati, Hindi is also spoken by a few people.

Geography of Jhalod

Jhalod experiences hot summers. The maximum temperature in summers soars up to 44 degree Celsius. The months of January, February and March witness maximum temperatures of 22 degree, 24 degree and 29 degree Celsius respectively.  

History of Jhalod

During British reign Jhalod used to be one of the “5 Mahals” of Panchmahal Dist. in the Bombay Province. The town also boasts of a petite military fort which was constructed by Marathas. The name Jhalod finds its origin in a king named “Jhala”. Some people think that it was named after the ZalaiMaata temple which is not true. The Jhalod taluka is composed of two territories one belonging to the Jhalod Mahal and the other was of the Sanjeli State.

Transport in Jhalod

Jhalod does not have any railway station within the town. The nearest rail head to Jhalod is the Dahod Railway Station. The major rail head to Jhalod is the Ratlam Railway Station which is 110 kms away from Jhalod.  One can avail Gujarat State buses in the town to commute to the nearby towns and places. 

Utility Services in Jhalod

Jhalod offers its residents with some of the essential services like hospitals, chemists and hotels etc. Hospitals in Jhalod offer the best healthcare services to the inhabitants of Jhalod. Chemists in Jhalod remain open for 24 hours in a day and have a well-maintained stock for all the necessary medicines. Hotels in Jhalod offer a comfortable and memorable stay for travelers with all the modern amenities. Following are some of the very important services available in Jhalod:

Hospitals in Jhalod

Pooja Hospital
Address:  Vadbajar road, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin code- 389170
Phone: 02679- 226358

Referral Hospital and Primary Health Centre
Address: SH 62, Limdi, Gujarat, Pin code- 389180
Arya Maternity Home
Address: Dahod, NH-113, Dahod Rd, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin code- 389180

Mahip Hospital
Address: NH 113, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin code- 389170
Phone: 09825580133

Jhalod Urban Health Centre
Address: Jhalod, Gujarat. Pin code- 389170
Phone: 075678 94631

Yash Children’s Hospital
Address: Jhalod, Gujarat. Pin code- 389170
Phone: 070698 07909

Sundaram Hospital
Address: NH 113, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin code- 389170

Yashfin Clinic
Address: Koliwas to MithaChowk road, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin code- 389170

Block Health Office
Address: NH 113, VadBajar, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin- 389170
Phone: 02679- 224316

Samir Orthopedic Hospital & Trauma Centre
Address: College Rd, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin- 389170
Phone: 09825324315

Sanjivni Hospital
Address: OppMkt Yard, Banswara Rd, GoyalCmplx, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin code- 389170
Phone: 02679- 226611

Chemists in Jhalod

Krishna Medical Store
Address: Vadbajar road, VadBajar, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin- 389170

Maruti Medical Store
Address: Station Rd, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin- 389170

Sree Ram Medical Store
Address: Station road, Burhani Society, Shidhpur, Jhalod, Gujarat. Pin code- 389170

Hotels in Jhalod

Hotel Annapurna
Address: NH 113, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin- 389170

Agarwal Guest House
Address: National Highway 113, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin- 389170

Darshan Hotel

Address: SH 62, Jhalod, Gujarat, Pin- 389180


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