Welcome to Cuddalore District, Cuddalore District is located in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the ancient, historic district. Present Cuddalore district was newly bifurcated from South Arcot district on 30Th September 1993. The city of Cuddalore is the district headquarters; The district was named after it.In puraana this district is described as part of Sri. Rama Khetra. History says in the year 1801 Captain Graham was took charge of the District lying between Palar and Portonovo rivers and become the first Collector South Arcot.