Edenville, Free State
Dutch Reformed Church in Edenville
|• Total||7.3 km2 (2.8 sq mi)|
|• Density||860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||94.7%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Sign language||1.0%|
|Postal code (street)||9535|
The town is situated 48 km north-east of Kroonstad and 50 km south-west of Heilbron. It was established on the farms Erfdeel-Noord, Langland and Welgelegen in 1912, and attained municipal status in 1921. The name is assumed to refer to the biblical Garden of Eden, but this is uncertain.
- Sum of the Main Places Ngwathe and Edenville from Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 151.
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