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Morigaon district is one of the less developed districts of Assam located in the central part of the State. Though the district is very close to state’s capital Guwahati but the overall development of the district is lagging behind in terms of other districts of the state. Poor communication, lack of industrialization is some of the reason behind the poor economic development. Demographic characteristics, education, urbanization, occupational pattern, income, health facilities fairs and festivals etc. are some of the socio-economic indicators which show the socio-economic status of a place. This paper therefore, attempts to study the socio-economic conditions of Morigaon district from a geographical view point. However, the data collected for the study are mainly based on secondary sources.