Meyerton was established in 1891 and was named after Johannes Petrus Meyer, a field cornet and member of the Transvaal Volksraad.
It acquired municipal status in 1961. Since 2001, Meyerton has been the administrative centre for the Midvaal Local Municipality.
Meyerton consists of the CBD, residential suburbs, industrial areas and farming communities. Some of the prominent neighborhoods are;
- Meyerton Ext 6
- Meyerton Ext 4
- Meyerton Ext 3
- Glen Donald
- McKay Estates
- Valley settlements
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 village and a bird sanctuary outside of Meyerton.
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