Cuylerville, Eastern Cape

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Coordinates: 33°29′35″S26°58′41″E / 33.493°S 26.978°E / -33.493; 26.978 Coordinates: 33°29′35″S26°58′41″E / 33.493°S 26.978°E / -33.493; 26.978
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Sarah Baartman
Municipality Ndlambe
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)

Cuylerville is a village in South Africa, located halfway between Bathurst and the Great Fish River. [1] It was the first village established by the 1820 settlers, [2] and was named after Colonel Jacob Glen Cuyler, the military commander at Fort Frederick. [3]


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  1. "Cuylerville Church, Bathurst". Artefacts. Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  2. John Centlivres Chase (1843). The Cape of Good Hope and the Eastern province of Algoa Bay. Richardson. p.  36.
  3. "Cuylerville". South African History Online. Retrieved 18 August 2014.