Paterson, Eastern Cape
Dutch Reformed Church in Paterson
|Municipality||Sundays River Valley|
|• Total||4.3 km2 (1.7 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||77.0%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Sign language||1.8%|
|Postal code (street)||6130|
Village some 80 km north-west of Alexandria and 21 km north of Ncanaha. It was laid out in 1879 and named after John Paterson (1822–1880), member of Parliament and founder of the Eastern Province Herald and of the Grey Institute for Boys, who established the town.
- Sum of the Main Places Paterson and KwaZenzele from Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 359.
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