Dornakal Municipality has established on 02.08.2018. Dornakal is one largest town in Mahabubabad district of Telangana. The town is important as a Railway Junction where a branch lone emanates to Manuguru and Bhadrachalam Road and is also on the Vijayawada – Warangal – Secunderabad main line it connects South India. Dornakal is head quater of the Diocese of Dornakal of the Church of South India, and is the second largest Diocese in Asia. Epiphany Cathedral is the second biggest Church in the two Telugu States after the Church in Madak.
The state run TSRTC runs buses to connect to all parts of the state. The Indian Railways in plaining a high speed link passing through Hyderabad – Dornakal – Vijayawada - Chennai, Dornakal Junction is one of the biggest railway station in South Central Railway with continuous arrivals and departures of passenger, express and superfast trains through day and night.
Dornakal is located on the slopes of a rocs region thru which a small river flows. The Stream has its source about 40 miles north of the village. It is the overflow of a big “Natural Tank”, which has an area of twenty four square miles.
Dornakal proper was founded some hundreds of years ago but the new Dornakal and its extension came into prominence in the late 1800s with the advent of the railway and the mission. Dornakal was located in a forested region tigers were quite common. The main factors in the expansion of the town is due to its position on the main railway route to important towns, the timber of the forests, the resources of coal fields near the village, and the activities of a Christian Mission, with its school for vocational training.