Dahod District is situated between 20°30′ to 23°30′ North Latitude and 73°15′ to 74°30′ East Longitude. Dahod District has came in to existence after the division of Panchmahal District on 2/10/1997 The District is surrounded by Sabarkantha District and Vansvada District of Rajasthan in the north,
Godhara District in the west and Zabua District of Madhya Pradesh in the east and south.

Dahod is a small city  on the banks of the Dudhimati River in Dahod District  in the State  of Gujarat, India.It is said that it  have  taken its name  from saint Dadhichi, who had an Ashram on the bank of Dadhumati river.The city serves as District Headquarters for Dahod District. It is 214 kilometres (133 mi) from Ahmedabad and 159 kilometres from Vadodara. It is also known as Dohad (meaning “two boundaries”, as the borders of the states of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh are nearby).Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb was born in the fort of Dahod in 1618, during the reign of Jahangir. Aurangzeb was said to have ordered his ministers to favour this town, as it was his birthplace.

Tatya Tope, the freedom fighter, is known to have absconded in Dahod. He is believed to have lived his last days in this region.
It was previously within the boundaries of Panchmahal District. The area of Godi Road/Godhra Road has been considerably developed,
making the overall residence and commercial area very expansive. Urban Bank Hospital is situated here.

The foundation stone for a dental college was recently laid by the trust of philanthropist Girdharlal Sheth.
Dahod has been selected as one of the hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship Smart Cities Mission