Dannhauser is a former coal
mining town in KwaZulu-Natal
, South Africa
farming take place in the district. The town of Dannhauser was named after Renier Dannhauser, a German settler, who purchased the farm Palmietfontein
from the Natal
Government in 1872. It was proclaimed a village in 1937.
Contemporary Dannhauser covers five farms, namely Tweediedale, Gleneagles, Rocky Branch, Cornwall and Klipkuil. Durnacol housing is relatively cheap now as the coal mines there are redundant.
The town consists of one main street, and the main shops are the post office, bank, pharmacy and some grocery and hardware stores.
Category:Populated places in the Dannhauser Local Municipality
Category:Mining communities in South Africa