Gangapur is situated between Bhilwara and Nathdwara(Shrinath Ji Temple).According to old belief, Ganapur is named after the temple of Goddess Ganga. Gangapur was part of erstwhile princely state of Gwalior prior to independence. Earlier its name was Lalpura then later on changed to Gangapur in the honor of princess Gangabai of Gwalior.Gangapur has a bus stand where frequent buses travel to most of the places like Bhilwara, Udaipur, Jaipur, Kota. There are many travel agencies which connects town to Gujrat, Maharastra, M.P. and Delhi.Gangapur has many mineral plants which gengerate quartz feldspar powder. Gangapur has lots of tourist places and it si growing in education and industry sector at a very fast pace. Gangapur is the hub for making lorries for ice cream hawkers with distribution to north and central India. Gangapur's pincode is 311801.
Gangapur is known for its cattle fair. It takes place on Sharad purnima (according to Hindu Calender) every year. A large number of cattles and other domestic animals exchange in this fair. This fair also have stalls of food, daily use items, toys and lot more. This fair comes in top seven cattle fare of India.
Gangapur Bus Stand is situated at the enterence onf gangapur and all government bodies situated near to it. It has frequent buses daily to major cities like Bhilwara, Kota and Udaipur, Shrinathji. Town is connected to the nearby places via NH 758. There are frequent buses to Udaipur, Jaipur, Kota, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Surat, Indore, Mumbai and many more.
Town is blessed with many natural minerals like Quartz, Feldspar and Soda. There are more then fifty mines which produce stones having minerals. More than fifty mineral plants are running around gangapur which provided employment and business growth for local area. Gangapur is also known for cotton ginnning mills. There are ginning mills which produces cotton and cotton seeds which is used for cattle feed.
Gangapur is developing rapidly. Being well connected from all sides by roadways. and also being a major market for cotton, quartz, feldspar and soda, the town is developing at a very fast pace. There are many new constructions going on and inspite of being small town it has all the major requirements.