The geographical location of Howly lies around 26o 25' 32.7'' N latitude and 90o 58' 13.6'' E longitude, at an elevation of 53 m above msl. Howly town is 430 km away from AAU headquarter, Jorhat, and 130 km away from the state capital Guwahati. It is easily accessible by road and is located beside National Highway No. 31, in between Bhabanipur and Barpeta Road towns to the east and west, respectively. The town can also be approached by road from the district headquarter Barpeta, 12 km away, which in turn is linked to Guwahati by road. The nearest rail-head is Barpeta Road, situated only 10 km away from Howly. Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International airport at Guwahati is the nearest airport.