Elliot, Eastern Cape
Town Hall in Elliot
|• Total||28.85 km2 (11.14 sq mi)|
|• Density||500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||93.9%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Sign language||1.7%|
|Postal code (street)||5460|
Originally the village was established in 1885 and known as Slang River, and in April 1894 was renamed Elliot, becoming a municipality in 1911. Named after Sir Henry George Elliot (1826-1912), Chief Magistrate of the Transkeian territories from 1891 to 1902.
People born in Elliot
- "Main Place Elliot". Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 154.
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