Famous for its lakes and water bodies, Korattur is located in north western part of Chennai in Tamil Nadu. It also known for its thick foliage. The main road leading from Korattur is populated with thick and old trees on both sides, so much so that the canopy renders the sky only partially visible. There are many other streets with such high tree-density, most notably the 18th Street and 12th/15th Street junction. The main 4 lane road (East and Central Avenue) have been laid recently as a median, such that each side has a 2 lanes with parking facility. This street allows the residents to travel easily around the city with no hassles. Well-linked by public transport, the nearest railway station from Korattur is the Avadi/Arakkam stop at Korattur. Trains start from the Central Railway station and halt here. The Chennai International Airport is the nearest airport from Korattur. Some of the well-known matriculation and CBSE schools in the locality are Little Holy Angels Mat. Hr. Sec. School, Bhaktavatsalam Vidyashram, Ebenezer Matriculation Higher Secondary School and Dr. Nalli Kuppuswami Vivekanada Vidyalaya Junior College, Bhaktavatsalam Vidyashram Arts College which is a college for the girls is also located in Korattur.