|• Total||35.14 km2 (13.57 sq mi)|
|• Density||650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||70.1%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||2499|
Developed by various mining companies from 1937 onwards, the town – which was named after the long-serving mining director of Consolidated Gold Fields, Guy Carleton Jones – was not officially incorporated until 1959.
The Elandskraal mine, site of a 3 October 2007 collapse, is located in Carletonville.
Carletonville is currently part of the Merafong City Local Municipality.
Famous people from Carletonville
Brian McMillan (South African Cricketer)
Jaque Fourie is a South African rugby union footballer
Neena is a South African porn starlet
Vern Kent is a South African Soap Star. aka "die Swart Kat" (the Black Cat)
- "Main Place Carletonville". Census 2011.
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