About Herbertpur

Herbertpur is a town and a nagar panchayat in Dehradun district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Herbertpur is located on the bank of river Asan30.45N 77.73E.[1] It has an average elevation of 427 metres (1,401 feet). It is a beautiful place in between Shivalik and Himalayas range. There are many spots near this place,i.e. Asan Barage, Rampur Mandi, Dakpather, Kattapatthar, and a natural swimming pool (Bawri), Kalsi and others. As of 2011 India census,[2] Herbertpur had a population of 19242. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Herbertpur has an average literacy rate of 69%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, and female literacy is 63%. In Herbertpur, 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. This place is also known for Christian Hospital Herbertpur (known as Lehman Hospital), which was set by Christian missionary Dr. Lehman to provide necessary medical care to the nearby villages and hill people of Jaunsar Bawar and Himachal Pradesh. The Tehsil Campus and Civil Court of Vikasnagar is also situated in the surroundings of Herbertpur. This place is very well known to the tourists as it is very well connected to the roads joining to Himachal Pradesh, U.P., and Jaunsar Bawar. The rehabilitation camps for Tibetan people are also in this area.