Makum is a town and under a town area Board namely Makum Municipal Board and it was established in the year 1971 in Tinsukia (District) in the Indian State of Assam. Total population of Makum is 16923 nos as per 2011 census. It is the meeting point of three premier towns of upper Assam namely Tinsukia Digboi and Doomdooma. The National Highway-37 and National Highway-38 meet at Makum. Makum Railway Station is the easternmost railway junction of the Indian Railways. It falls under the Dibrugarh Loksabha Constituency and under the Digboi Legislative Assembly.