Midtre Gauldal is a municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is part of the Gauldalen region. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Støren. Other villages in the municipality include Singsås, Soknedal, Enodden, and Rognes.Midtre Gauldal was established as a new municipality on 1 January 1964 after the merger of the old municipalities of Budal, Singsås, Soknedal, and Støren.
The name Midtre Gauldal was created in 1964. The first element is the Norwegian word Midtre meaning "middle" and the last part is Gauldal which is the name of the valley through which the Gaula River flows. Therefore the meaning of the name is "the middle part of Gauldalen".