JNV Kannur was established in the year 1987 at Chendayad in the Patyam Grama Panchayath of Cheruvanchery village under Thalassery Taluk in Kannur district in a land of about twenty five acres donated on transfer of deed by the government of Kerala.

         Nearest town is Kuthuparamba about 10 kms from the Vidyalaya and about 40 km away from Kannur district head quarters.

Nearest Railway station     :    THALASSERY 18   Kms from Vidyalaya

Airport                           :     KOZHIKODE  110 Kms from Vidyalaya

Post Office                      :    CHENDAYAD  2 Kms from Vidyalaya

Police Station                   :    KANNAVAM   15 Kms from Vidyalaya

Google location                 :    11.797165,  75.597890