Stafford, Gauteng

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Stafford
Stafford is located in Gauteng
Stafford
Stafford
Stafford is located in South Africa
Stafford
Stafford
Coordinates: 26°13′41″S 28°02′53″E / 26.228°S 28.048°E / -26.228; 28.048Coordinates: 26°13′41″S 28°02′53″E / 26.228°S 28.048°E / -26.228; 28.048
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Established1937
Area
 • Total0.52 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Population
(2001)[1]
 • Total63
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
2197

Stafford is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It's an industrial suburb located south of the Johannesburg CBD, close to Springfield. It is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

The suburb was established on land called the Booysen Estate.[2] It became a suburb on 7 July 1937 and is named after the landowner, Arentz Edward Stafford.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sub Place Stafford". Census 2001.
  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.