It is having a very extreme climate, the winters are very cold were as the summers are very hot. Sometimes in the summer the temperature rise up to 49˚C. There are also dry spells sometimes in summer. The best time to visit this place is Oct to Dec. It is connected by Central Railway to Jalamb Junction with single broadguage electrified line. It lies on National highways No 6 from Howrah To Hazira.
As of 2007 India census, Khamgaon had a near about population of 2,78000. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Khamgaon has an average literacy rate of 76%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 81%, and female literacy is 71%. In Khamgaon, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age.
The Dharma Baskar Sant Pachalegaonkar Maharaj Math, which is dedicated to Datta is situated in Khamgaon. The Nirgun Paduka of Datta is also situated here, and according to the legends, it was given by Dattatreya to Pachalegaonkar Maharaj. Shegaon, also a place of Datta (Gajanan Maharaj), is located 15 km from Khamgaon.
A Well known 'VITTHAL MANDIR' and "MAHADEV MANDIR" at AMRUT NAGAR near Govt. Polytechnic.(S.W.)
Khamgon is also famous for Durga Utsav which is held by Indian month "Ashwin Shukla Paksha" after Vijaya Dashmi. This festival is only held in Khamgaon city in the whole India. The goddes Durga is called as "Mothi Aaye(DEVI)".
The temple of wooden statue of great Ganesha called 'Ayyachee Kothi'. Also known by 'Laakadacha Ganapathy'. It is 6 feet tall and unique statue in Maharashtra.
The Jagadamba goddess is the reigning deity of the Khamgaon. A temple dedicated to the goddess is situated west part of the town at 'Ghatpuri' on the way of Pimplegaon Kale. In the month of September there is a huge procession for the Navaratris and people flock in to visit and receive blessings of the Goddess.
Close to Khamgaon is the village Vaghali where an ancient temple of Hanuman is located. It is 8 km on they way of Buldhana via Botha village. Each year thousands of pilgrims from nearby villages and towns of Buldhana district gather here on 'Hanuman Jayanti' and next day of 'Vijaya Dhashami'. Here also people celebrate the Ganesha Chaturthi.
Khamgaon is a Sub-Division & Main business centre of Buldhana district and consist of Khamgaon tehsils. Khamgaon tehsil has 132 villages. The area of the tehsil is 998.37 km². Khamgaon Tehsil has its location as 19°51’ to 21°17’ North latitude and 75°57’ to 77°49’ East Longitude and has population of around 2, 18,000
Some of these villages are Pimpalgaon Raja, Lakhanwada, Borjawala, Bahndari, Nipana, Ghanegaon, Parkhed, Rahud, Jalaka Bhadang, Sutala, Jaipur Londe, Wadi, Ghatpuri, Mandaka, Gondhanapur, Garadgaon, Sajanpuri, Shirasgaon Deshmukh, Januna, Tembhurna, Shelodi, Kumbhephal, Bhalegaon, Hiwra, Rohana, Nimkawala, Poraj, Dhorapgaon, Kalegaon, Warna, Kanzara, Antgaon, Jalka Teli, Kinhi Mahadev, Hiwarkhed, Wazar, Gerumatargaon, Ganeshpur Maharkhed, Pala, LOkhanda, Kolori, Pimpri Gawli, Awar, Vihigaon, Karegaon, Chitoda, Ambikapur, Hingna Karegaon, Palasi, Kadampur, Atali, Bori, Adgaon, Bothakaji, Loni Gurav, Shahapur, Kanchanpur, Umra Atali, Gharod, Pipri Korde, Chinchpur, Gawandhala, Ambetekali, and Shirala Nemane. .
Tilak Rashtriya Vidyalaya was established in 1921. It imparts instructions not only in
national education, village uplift, social education and social service but also in
drawing,modelling, music and dancing. The total strength of the vidyalaya in
1959 was 96 students including 6 girls.
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