Chislehurston

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Chislehurston
Chislehurston is located in Gauteng
Chislehurston
Chislehurston
Chislehurston is located in South Africa
Chislehurston
Chislehurston
Coordinates: 26°6′59″S 28°3′7″E / 26.11639°S 28.05194°E / -26.11639; 28.05194Coordinates: 26°6′59″S 28°3′7″E / 26.11639°S 28.05194°E / -26.11639; 28.05194
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceSandton
Established1958
Area
 • Total0.74 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total253
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African44.7%
 • Coloured0.8%
 • Indian/Asian1.2%
 • White53.4%
First languages (2011)
 • English54.2%
 • Zulu13.8%
 • Tswana5.9%
 • Southern Ndebele4.7%
 • Other21.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
2196

Chrislehurston is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region E of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Syferfontein.[2] It was established in 1958 and was named after Chislehurst, Kent.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Chislehurston". Census 2011.
  2. ^ a b Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.