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About Dergaon

Dergaon is a small town situated in the Golaghat district of Assam. Dergaon is famous for the many numbers of tea gardens located here. Tourists visiting Dergaon would be spell bound by the sprawling tea gardens located here.

Demography of Dergaon

According to 2001 India census the population of Dergaon is 13,364 of which males constitute  56% and females constitute 44%. The average literacy rate is 85%, while male literacy rate is 88% the rate of female literacy is 81%.

Economy of Dergaon

Agriculture is the major source of economy of Dergaon. There are several numbers of tea gardens in Dergaon so tea contributes to a lion’s share to the economy of Dergaon.

Tourism of Dergaon

As Dergaon has several number of tea gardens, these tea gardens serve as major tourist spots. Travelers traveling through the Dergaon town just can't resist the scent of tea leaves in the sprawling tea gardens here. Apart from these, there are many interesting tourist spots located near Dergaon which tourists could opt visiting during their stay here.

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park is a world famous tourist spot located in Golaghat. Kaziranga is situated 88
km from Dergaon and it takes one and a half hours to reach the place from Dergaon. The National Park is a renowned World Heritage Site. The park hosts two-thirds of the world's great one-horned rhinoceroses and also boasts the highest density of tigers among protected areas in the world.

Negheriting Temple

Dedicatd to Lord Shiva, Negheriting temple in Dergaon is situated atop a hillock and was built by the Kacharis

Negheriting Temple

during 8th-9th centuary AD. The temple is also referred to as "panchayatana temple" as the main temple is surrounded by four other shrines dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Lord Ganesha, Lord Surya and Goddess Durga. A banalinga is also established in the temple. The temple abounds in scenic beauty. Monkeys are a major attraction of the temple, particularly rhesus monkeys.

Dergaon Transport Services

Dergaon is well connected to the rest of Assam through airways, railways and roadways.

By Air: The nearest airport to Dergaon is Jorhat airport.

By Rail: The nearest railway station to Dergaon is Jorhat railway station.

By Road: Dergaon is well connected to parts of Assam by means of roadways. There are bus facilities available to and from Guwahati, Jorhat and Golaghat to Dergaon. In Dergaon buses and auto rickshaws are the local means of transport.

Emergency and Public Utility Services in Dergaon

The town of Dergaon is always ready to deal with any emergency situation in the town. Dergaon also provides the citizens with all the public utility services like that of banks, and postal services. Below are the contact details of important offices in Dergaon.

Police Station

Following is the contact details of Dergaon police station.

Police station
Phone: (0376) 2380272

Banks in Dergaon

The town of Dergaon is served by banks like State Bank of India and Allahabad Bank. Find below the contact details of the same.

State Bank of India
Address: Dergaon, AssamSBI
Phone: 0376-2380285
IFSC Code: SBIN0002048

Allahabad Bank
Address: Dergaon, Assam
Phone: 0376-2380614
IFSC Code: ALLA0212332

Dergaon Post Office

Get below the contact details of Dergaon post office.

Dergaon post office
PIN: 785614
Phone: 0376-2380277

Dergaon Fact File

State: Assam
District: Golaghat
Elevation: 82 m
Geographical cordinate: 26.7o north and 93.97o east.
PIN: 785614
Phone: 0376

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