Ban Mo District

Amphoe Ban Mo ( Thai: อำเภอ บ้านหมอ ) is a district ( Amphoe - administrative district ) in the western part of the province of Saraburi. The Saraburi Province lies in the Central Region of Thailand.


After the footprint of the Buddha have been found in Saraburi and a temple had been built over, King Songtham Dutch engineers a road from Tha Ruea to Wat Phra Phutthabat build to facilitate the pilgrimage there. The main work here was done by elephants. Sick animals were in Wat Khok, a Buddhist temple ( Wat ), cured. The temple was later renamed Wat Khok Ban Mo and finally in Wat Ban Mo, who gave his name to this district.


Neighbouring districts (from west clockwise): Amphoe Don Phut, Amphoe Nong Don, Amphoe Phra Phutthabat and Amphoe Sao Hai The Province Saraburi and Amphoe Tha Ruea Ayutthaya province.


The county is divided Ban Mo ( tambon) in nine municipalities.

There are six small towns ( thesaban tambon) in the district:

  • Tha Lan ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ท่า ลาน ) consisting of the whole tambon Ban Khrua
  • Ban Mo ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล บ้านหมอ ) consisting of parts of the Tambon Ban Mo,
  • Talad Noi ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล ตลาด น้อย ) consisting of the whole tambon Talat Noi
  • Ban Khamot ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล บาง โขมด ) consisting of the whole tambon Bang Khamot
  • Sang Sok ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล สร่าง โศก ) consisting of the entire Tambon Sang Sok
  • Nong Bua ( Thai: เทศบาล ตำบล หนองบัว ) consisting of the whole tambon Nong Bua.

There are also three " Tambon Administrative Organizations" (TAO, องค์การ บริหาร ส่วน ตำบล - administrative organizations).