History of Brenton on Sea

Province: Western Cape
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Coordinates: 34°04′S 23°01′E
Area:1.76 km2
Municipality: Knysna

Brenton on Sea is a popular holiday area, it was named after Sir Jaheel Brenton who declared Knysna as a harbour in 1818. Brenton on Sea is the last breeding colony of the endangered Brenton blue butterfly. This is the reason the area has remained largely undeveloped. The area has been declared a Special Nature Reserve to protect this species.

The postcodes in Brenton on Sea are 6571 (Streets) and 6570 (Boxes)

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Useful Numbers in Brenton on Sea

  • The closest main Centres are Plettenberg Bay and Knysna
  • Emergencies All Hours:044 302 8911
  • Municipality Knysna- 044 302 8911
  • Police: Plettenberg Bay Police Station-044 501 1900
  • Traffic department: 044 501 3240 / 3251
  • Fire: 044 302 8911
  • Electricity – 044 302 6397
  • Water – 044 302 6331
  • Ambulance: 10177
  • Post office; Knysna Post Office-044 382 1211
  • Library:Leisure Isle Library-044 302 6311
  • Brenton Community Hall: 044 302 6300
  • Closest hospital; Knysna provincial hospital-044 302 8400
  • Clinic; Keurhoek Clinic-044 389 0212
  • Pharmacy; Knysna Kem pharmacy/ apteek-044 382 5600
  • SPCA:Knysna Animal Welfare-044 384 1603                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   [/vc_column_text]
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