Gobichettipalayam is a peaceful place with a pleasant environment. The city is also called as Mini Kollywood, Gobi and Green city. The economy of Gobichettipalayam is based on textile manufacturing and Agriculture. Tamil and various language films are shooted here.
Gobichettipalayam is one of the main educational centers in the state. Turmeric, paddy, tobacco, and sugarcane are the foremost cultivating crops here. Bhavani Sagar Dam, Kodiveri Dam, Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary and Anthiyur Reserve Forest are the nearby tourist spots.
Major state highways are connecting Gobi with other nearby cities. Diamond Jubilee Higher Secondary School in Gobi, which is built over 10 decades and visited by Mahatma Gandhi. Gobichettipalayam is a birthplace for many freedom fighters, film actors, writer, and director.