Herolds Bay

Herolds Bay is a settlement in Garden Route District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Herolds Bay
Heroldsbaai
View from a lookout point south west of the town.
View from a lookout point south west of the town.
Herolds Bay is located in Western Cape
Herolds Bay
Herolds Bay
Herolds Bay is located in South Africa
Herolds Bay
Herolds Bay
Coordinates: 34°03′02″S 22°23′51″E / 34.05056°S 22.39750°E / -34.05056; 22.39750Coordinates: 34°03′02″S 22°23′51″E / 34.05056°S 22.39750°E / -34.05056; 22.39750
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictGarden Route
MunicipalityGeorge
Area
 • Total1.03 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total704
 • Density680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African2.7%
 • Coloured33.8%
 • Indian/Asian0.1%
 • White61.6%
 • Other1.7%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans89.8%
 • English9.6%
 • Other0.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

Holiday resort west of Malgas River mouth, some 24km south-west of George and east of Guano Bay. Named after the first Dutch Reformed minister of George, Tobias Johannes Herold (1812-1823).[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Herolds Bay". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 208.