Vettom is a local body of the Kerala government and also village in the Malappuram district, India. It was part of the Kingdom of Tanur (Vettattnad) in medieval times. Vettom gram panjayath is surrounded by water on all borders. Those are Tirur ponnani river and canoli canal.
As of the 2001 India census, Vettom had a population of 334,300 with 16,661 males and 17,769 females.
Vettom village connects to other parts of India through Tirur town. National highway No.66 passes through Tirur and the northern stretch connects to Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. Highway No.966 goes to Palakkad and Coimbatore. The nearest airport is at Kozhikode. The nearest major railway station is at Tirur.