Greymont

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Greymont
Greymont is located in Gauteng
Greymont
Greymont
Greymont is located in South Africa
Greymont
Greymont
Greymont is located in Africa
Greymont
Greymont
 Greymont shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°09′47″S 27°57′50″E / 26.163°S 27.964°E / -26.163; 27.964Coordinates: 26°09′47″S 27°57′50″E / 26.163°S 27.964°E / -26.163; 27.964
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Randburg
Area[1]
 • Total 0.51 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,180
 • Density 4,300/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 25.7%
 • Coloured 6.2%
 • Indian/Asian 3.3%
 • White 63.8%
 • Other 0.9%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 42.8%
 • Afrikaans 35.7%
 • Tswana 4.7%
 • Zulu 4.3%
 • Other 12.5%
Postal code (street) 2195
PO box 2035

Greymont is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. Greymont is located quite close to both the University of Johannesburg as well as the University of the Witwatersrand, which means it has a rather large number of students living in this area. It is located in Region B.

History[edit]

The suburb was surveyed in 1903 and was part of Roodepoort but in February 1939, it became part of Johannesburg.[2]

Culture and contemporary life[edit]

They have a vibrant and successful community initiative of revitalising the suburb. A variety of projects are active from clean-up projects to activities to bring them together, such as Yearly Spring Fairs and the Parkrun in the Alberts Farm Park.

Greymont even has a dedicated website showing their latest initiatives.

A street in Greymont, Johannesburg South Africa
A pond in Carel Venter Park

References[edit]

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