Himatnagar or Himmatnagar is a town having a municipality in Sabarkantha district in the Indian state of Gujarat
. It is the administrative headquarters of the district.The name literally means the "Town of Courage". The town is on the bank of the River Hathmati.Himatnagar was named after the King Himmat Singh. Motipura, Mehtapura, Mahavirnagar, Pologround are major areas. Mahavirnagar is a posh area and the heart of the town.
Himatnagar is also famous for one of the Asia
's best horse training centres, as well as some Historical places of North Gujarat.Himatnagar has a small Railway Station (Meter gage line) and a GSRTC Bus Depot.Himatnagar is connected with National Highway No.8 (Mumbai to Delhi).
Beautiful architecture of Maharaja Himmat Singh Fort, located on the banks of river Hathmati and Dawlat Vilas Palace in Mahavirnagar area.Himatnagar is also home to many religious places including Vaktapur Hanuman Temple, Sai Temple, Jalaram Temple, Panchdev Temple, Mahakali Temple, Shri PranNathji Temple, Harshhidhmata Temple, Swaminaryan Temple, Ganpathi Temple, Gayatri Temple, Bholeswar Temple, several Jaina Temples and Mosques. Municipal corporation serves two town halls, Sahkar Hall situated at railway crossing in Mahavirnagar and new town hall situated near Post Offic. A newly opened amusement park is located on by pass link from Motiputa cross road to Vijapur highway.