Afrikaans name: Alberton
Greek Orthodox Church in Alberton
Although the land on which Alberton exists was originally owned by the Meyer family the name of the city was decided by General Hennie Alberts who based the name on his own surname.
As mentioned above many residents commute to work in other areas but Alberton does have an industrial estate and is well serviced by shopping malls.
Alberton weatherALBERTON WEATHER
Visitors to Alberton have easy access to many places of interest in Gauteng but there are also things to do closer to Alberton. These include visiting Rietvlei Zoo Farm, Jackson Dam and Meyer Dam.
Alberton West Dutch Reformed Church
References and further readingConolly's Guide to Southern Africa - Author: Denis Conolly - Year Published: 1982 - Page: 262
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 20
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 70