|District||Metro Pole North|
|Municipality||City of Cape Town|
|• Total||5.52 km2 (2.13 sq mi)|
|• Density||7,700/km2 (20,000/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||6.8%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||7490|
Two 15-year-olds were shot dead by police.
Today Elsie's River has many public places such as libraries, supermarkets, and a civic hall.
Elsies's River was named after Elsje Von Suurwaarde after she saved civilians from drowning in the Elsie's Canal because in the past the Elsie's Canal had raging waters.
In Elsie's River there are eight schools, Elsie's River High School,The Range High School,The Range Primary School,Matroosfontein Primary School,Elsbury Primary School and J.S. Klopper Primary School Matroosfontein's Badge, Eldene Primary School.
- "Main Place Elsie's River". Census 2011.
- The demonstrators' anthem was “Another Brick in the Wall Part 2”: How Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick In The Wall” Became an International Protest Anthem By Matt Dolloff, May 6, 2014.
- The Cadets from Soweto Time Magazine June 9, 1980