Haddon, Gauteng

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Haddon
Haddon is located in Gauteng
Haddon
Haddon
 Haddon shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Haddon is located in Greater Johannesburg
Haddon
Haddon
Haddon is located in South Africa
Haddon
Haddon
Haddon (South Africa)
Haddon is located in Africa
Haddon
Haddon
Haddon (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°15′25″S 28°02′02″E / 26.256875°S 28.033978°E / -26.256875; 28.033978Coordinates: 26°15′25″S 28°02′02″E / 26.256875°S 28.033978°E / -26.256875; 28.033978
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Established 1919
Area[1]
 • Total 0.30 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,271
 • Density 7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 49.3%
 • Coloured 14.2%
 • Indian/Asian 5.8%
 • White 29.6%
 • Other 1.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 40.4%
 • Afrikaans 17.2%
 • Zulu 14.3%
 • Sotho 5.1%
 • Other 23.1%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street) 2190

Haddon is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. Located south of the CBD, it is located close to the larger suburb of Turffontein. It is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

Prior to the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand in 1886, the suburb lay on land on one of the original farms called Turffontein.[2] It became a suburb on 26 March 1919.[2]

References[edit]

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