|• Total||3.46 km2 (1.34 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (630/sq mi)|
|Time zone||SAST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code (street)||3610|
Roman Catholic mission station 16 km west of Durban. Founded in 1882 as a Trappist monastery, it developed until in 1952 a health committee was established. The name is derived from those of the Virgin Mary and Saint Anne.
In 1909 the St. Francis College was founded in Mariannhill, combining a boys' school and a girls' school that had operated since the mid/late 1880s. Over a century in operation, St. Francis college is a Roman Catholic independent coeducational secondary school. One of its prominent faculty was the Zulu writer and poet Benedict Wallet Vilakazi.
- "Sub Place Mariannhill". Census 2001.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 298.
- "St. Francis College, Mariannhill - official website".
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