|Altitude:||274 m (899 ft)|
|Present Day Details|
|Dhone-Kurnool State Railway, opened 1909|
Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway network
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places of interest during the British period
Kurnool is about 125 miles south-south-west of Hyderabad in the Deccan. It was the headquarters of the Kurnool District during the British period. Kurnool District was the location of a campaign in 1839 to suppress a revolt. There was a confrontation at the town of Kurnool and nearby Zorapore involving HM 13th Light Dragoons.
Modern spelling: Kurnool
Historical books online
- Kurnool page 71, The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal Volume 68 1847. The cantonment was classified as one of the "Stations on the Table Lands"
- Manual of the Kurnool District In the Presidency of Madras by Narahari Gopalakrishnamah Chetty (Comp.) 1886 Archive.org. Mirror of a file at Kerala State Central Library Rare Books Online.