Pattoki is named after a caste of the Hindus called Pattwaan. It was a Hindu-Sikh dominated town, famous for its cotton production and was called The Cotton Queen. After partition the cotton industry became sick. This city is still a big trade centre for a number of villages attached to it. The Changa Manga forest is also 10 kilometres away from Pattoki. Ghehlan nurseries are also 1 kilometre away from Pattoki.Pattoki green market is famous all over the Punjab.
Pattoki is a famous town of Kasur District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.It is the headquarters of Pattoki Tehsil, an administrative subdivision of the district, and is located at 31°1’0N 73°50’60E with an altitude of 186 metres (613 feet).
It is a typical Punjabi rural market town in the suburbs of Lahore known for growing flowers. The town has one of the biggest clusters of flower, fruit and decorative plant nurseries in the country. Those who drive on the National Highway between Lahore and Sahiwal are familiar with over 5 kilometres of lush greenery and the fragrant stretch of nurseries on either side of the road on the edge of the town.