The word Edappal is believed to have originated from …eda ..that means intermediate.. palayam means resting place.
It was considered as a restingg place for the army of the Zamorin on their war trips to conquer the south .TheKuttippuram Trichur state highway andPonnani Palakkad state highway intersect at Edapal junction.Formerly
it was called as Edappal chunkam ‘being in the boarder that separates Perumpatappu and Kozhikode ;tax was imposed upon goods and vehicles that crossed the boarder.
Edapal Angadi is situated almost one km west of Edapal chukam or Edapal centre, basked in lost glory. It has lost its status as a shopping centre and market as the real Edapal town emerged at Edapal junction.If you want to visit Perumparambu,you may take a deviation to right from here when you travel towards west,
Edapal Amsakachery was the administrative centre of edapal .It is situated west of Edapal junction. Edapal spreads in two panjayaths Vattam kulam and Edapal.
Sukapuram village is one of the wellknown Brahminic settlements of medieval Kerala lies very close to Edapal town,the Dakshina moorthy temple ,( the main entrance of LordShiva faces south’ )of Sukapuram dedicated to Lord Shiva bears four inscriptions of Chera period. The hostilities betweenPanniyur gramam brahminic settle ment and Sukapuram settle ment is a hard nut to break among historians;
Kulankaradevi temple is situated east of Edappal town near sukapuram temple.
Kulankara devi temple festival in Sukapuram is celebrated 14 days and concludes on the first sunday in the month of Makaram,.