Afrikaans name: Wolmaransstad
Wolmaransstad was proclaimed as a town in 1891 after it was founded in 1888 on the farms known as Rooderand and Vlakfontein.
The town sits on the banks of the Makwasi River and surrounded by many maize farms. The area also has significant alluvial diamond mines.
There are a number of places with visiting, in the Wolmaransstad area, including Wolwespruit Nature Reserve, the Diggers Diamond Route and Broadbent Mission Station.
The Makwassierante Conservation Area offers plenty of hiking routes and game-viewing opportunities.
Above - Dutch Reformed Church (1928)
References and further readingThe Pictorial Motoring Atlas of South Africa - Author: Maxwell Leigh - Published: 1987 - Page: 87
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Published: 1991 - Page: 120
Readers Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Published: 1986 - Page: 219
On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 1995 - Page: 214
Book of the Road - 4th edition - Author: MapStudio - Published: 2019 - Page: 157
Conollys Guide to Southern Africa - 2nd edition - Author: Denis Conolly - Published: 1982 - Page: 267