Kilapauk is a residential area situated at a distance of six kilometres from the centre of Chennai. It is famous for its pollution-free green avenues. Its neighbouring areas comprise of Chetpek, Egmore, Anna Nagar and Purasawalkam etc. Situated near Bay of Bengal, the area witnesses high humidity levels. It is situated around Poonamallee High Road.
Kilpauk can be reached via railways as well as by road ways. Chennai Chetpat railway Station and Nungambakkam Railway Station are in the vicinity, a kilometre away. Other nearby stations are Kodambakkam Railway Station and Perambur Lco Wk Railway Station, three kilometres from here. The localities in the area also have bus stations for smooth connectivity. Kilpauk Garden bus station, Taylor Road bus station, KMC Bus station, Kelleys Bus Sation and Amnijikarai Bus Stations connect Kilpauk with other neighbouring areas and to the citys international airport, which is just 14 kiloemetres from here. The major railway station of Chennai, Chennai Central Railway Station, lies at a distance of four kilometres from Kilpauk.
Residential real estate in Kilpauk is considered to be top notch. Aspiran Garden Colony, Bharathi Puram, Davidpuram, Gajalakshmi Colony, PP Garden, Sanyasi Puram etc are the residential localities of the area.
The area of Kilpauk has good connectivity and essential social infrastructure like malls, grocery stores, schools, banks, petrol pumps, parks, hospitals, theatres etc. to serve the residents here. Kilpauk is famous for its multiplex theatres, which include Ega theatre and Sangam Cinemas.
Kilpauk has many hospitals in and around it. Some of these are Kilpauk Medical College & Hospital, Gremaltes Leprosy Centre, Kilpauk Mental Hospital, KS Hospital, One Life Mots Hospital, Rigid Hospital, Meenam Hospital, Padma Hospital, Murali Lakshmi Krishna Hospital etc.
The area also contains educational institutes like Seth PD Hinduja Sindhi Model Senior Sec. School, CSI Bain School, Kola Saraswati and Rukmani Vidyalaya, Chinmaya Vidyalaya etc.
Kilpauk has branches and ATMs of banks including Indian Bank, Catholic Syrian Bank, State Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, ICICI Bank, Canara Bank, State Bank of Travancore, Kotak Mahindra Bank etc.