|• Total||16.49 km2 (6.37 sq mi)|
|Elevation||910 m (2,990 ft)|
|• Density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||59.1%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Northern Sotho||30.6%|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
Marble Hall is a village 26 km north-west of Groblersdal and 96 km south-south-east of Mokopane. Laid out in 1942 and proclaimed a township in January 1945, it owes its development to the Marble Lime Mine. Its name is said to be an adaptation of ‘marble hole’, where fifteen varieties of marble occur.
While on a hunting expedition from Pretoria, Christoffel Visagie and his family discovered a hole containing marble in 1920. In 1929 the Marble Lime Company came in to work on the deposits and then, in 1942, a town was developed and known as Marmerhol (Afrikaans for Marble Hole). Soon the town's name was changed to Marble Hall.
- "Main Place Marble Hall". Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 298.
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