Meyerton Johannesburg - Meyerton History - Meyerton Information
MEYERTON JOHANNESBURG HOMEPAGE
History of Meyerton, Johannesburg South Africa, information on Meyerton and the history of Meyerton, with interesting facts and types of accommodation, restaurants, entertainment and tourist attractions
Meyerton is a small town lying 15 km north of Vereeniging in Gauteng, South Africa.
Situated in the local municipality of Midvaal and the district municipality of Sedibeng, it was established in 1891 and was named after JP Meyer, a field cornet and member of the Transvaal Volksraad. It acquired municipal status in 1961. Meyerton is the location of SABC shortwave broadcasting facilities.
Meyerton is often reported as being the home of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls which officially opened in January 2007 at Henley-on-Klip, but Henley-on-Klip is in fact separated from Meyerton. Henley-on-Klip is a small idyllic village and a bird Sanctuary Outside of Meyerton.
Meyerton is home to the Midvaal Raceway Motor Track.
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