George Community Factsheet

Town established : 1811

Projected population in 2020 : ~ 245 000

Icons : Dutch Reformed Church, Fancourt

Current economy :  financial & business services, property development,

trade and manufacturing

Threats :  water management and drainage, invasive / exotic flora

Regional GDP 2016 : ~ R 12 billion

Current average price of three-bed house

George:   R  1.53mn

Blanco:  R 2mn

Herold’s Bay :  R 2.59mn

Oubaai :  R 6.04mn

Latest SAPS robbery & burglary stats :  758  (2015/16)

Distance from Mossel Bay Harbour :  47 kms

George Municipal Office tele : 044 801 9111

Tourism Info websitewww.georgetourism.org.za

Tourism Info Office tele :  044 801 9299

Sites worth a visit

https://www.westerncape.gov.za/assets/departments/treasury/Documents/Socio-economic-profiles/2014/municipality/Eden-District/wc044_george_seplg_2014_f.pdf

http://www.wesgro.co.za/pdf_repository/Eden%20District.pdf

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