Fellside, Gauteng

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Fellside
Fellside is located in Gauteng
Fellside
Fellside
Fellside is located in South Africa
Fellside
Fellside
Fellside is located in Africa
Fellside
Fellside
 Fellside shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°10′01″S 28°04′37″E / 26.167°S 28.077°E / -26.167; 28.077Coordinates: 26°10′01″S 28°04′37″E / 26.167°S 28.077°E / -26.167; 28.077
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Area[1]
 • Total 0.11 km2 (0.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 309
 • Density 2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 27.8%
 • Coloured 0.6%
 • Indian/Asian 5.2%
 • White 61.8%
 • Other 4.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 58.3%
 • Afrikaans 23.5%
 • Zulu 7.2%
 • Sotho 4.2%
 • Other 6.8%
Postal code (street) 2192

Fellside is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region E. It is a small suburb located north-east of the city centre with Orange Grove to its north, south and east, with Houghton Estate to its west.

History[edit]

Fellside lies on land that once made up the farm called Klipfontein, one of many large farms that make what is Johannesburg and its suburbs. The suburb was proclaimed in 1904.[2]:163 The house tend mostly to be single storey houses originating from the 1920s.[3]:281 Unity Street is lined with mature plane trees.[3]:417

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Fellside". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Leyds, Gerald Anton (1964). A History of Johannesburg: The Early Years. Nasional Boekhandel. p. 318. 
  3. ^ a b "Volume 3 Identified significant sites in surrounding area within Orange Grove Precinct Fellside" (PDF). The Heritage Portal. 15 January 2017.