Bloemendal was the name of a farm. It was intended to use this name for a township in extension of Bethelsdorp for Coloured people. The area included Weltevrede, Welgevonden. Kakkerlaksvlei and Damascus,which were farms on the furthest end of the city attained by the then Apartheid government for the same purpose
Currently, the Bloemendal area does not have statistics available.
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Meyer, H. E., 1976. Port Elizabeth- Names of streets and Townships. Port Elizabeth: Port Elizabeth City Libraries .