Medavakkam is one of the developed township located in the southern part of Chennai. The locality is headed by a Village Panchayat which is administered by the Sholinganallur Assembly constituency.
The locality is a preferred residential area as it is situated in close proximity with the IT hub in OMR which is just at a distance of 4 km and also SEZ in Medavakkam- Sholinganallur Road. Medavakkam junction is linked to rest of the localities by Velachery Tambaram Road, Medavakkam Mambakkam Main Road and Medavakkam Sholinganallur Road.
Some of the neighbouring localities include Sholinganallur, Madipakkam, Selaiyur, Keelkattalai, Velachery, Tambaram, Ponmar, Ottiyambakkam and Sithalapakkam. Areas that come under this locality are Jayachandran nagar, Green Court, BHEL Nagar, Sairam Nagar, Somu Nagar, Munusamy Nagar, Vimala Nagar, VGP Pushpa Nagar, Aishwarya Gardens, Aishwarya Garden Extn, Soumya Nagar, Veerabadra Nagar, Senthamizh Nagar, Sivakami Nagar, Iyappa nagar and Vadakkupattu.