History and origin of its name
The name was chosen because of its geographical position along the escarpment. It was known as Bethelsdorp Extension 9 during its planning stage.
According to the latest census, Census 2011, 3561 people reside in the area. The demographics are as follows:
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Census 2011., 2011. StasSA. [Online]
Available at: https://census2011.adrianfrith.com/place/299006002
[Accessed 03 March 2017].
Meyer, H. E., 1976. Port Elizabeth- Names of streets and Townships. Port Elizabeth: Port Elizabeth City Libraries.
Last Updated: 10 April 2018
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