|Community association||Sor et l'Agout|
|surface||81.82 km 2|
|Residents||3,236 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||40 inhabitants / km 2|
Puylaurens ( Occitan : Puèglaurenç ) is a southern French municipality with 3236 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) in the Tarn department in the Occitania region . Puylaurens belongs to the Arrondissement of Castres and the canton of Le Pastel . The inhabitants are called Puylaurentais .
Puylaurens is located in the Lauragais cultural landscape , about 50 kilometers east of Toulouse on the Girou River . Puylaurens is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Guitalens in the north, Vielmur-sur-Agout in the northeast, Sémalens in the east, Saint-Germain-des-Prés and Lempaut in the southeast, Blan and Poudis in the south, Montgey , Péchaudier and Saint-Sernin-lès- Lavaur in the south-west, Cuq-Toulza , Lacroisille and Appelle in the west, Bertre , Prades and Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux in the north-west.
Route nationale 126 (the former route nationale 621) runs through the municipality .
- Guillaume de Puylaurens (around 1200 – after 1275), priest and chronicler of the Albigensian Crusade
- Antoine de L'Age (1602–1635), lord of Puylaurens
- Charles Eugène Gabriel de La Croix de Castries (1727–1801), Lord of Puylaurens
- Georges Frêche (1938-2010), politician
- Anne Laperrouze (* 1956), politician