De Aar, Northern Cape

Founded: 1870

It was the name of the farm on which the town was laid out. It means "the vein" and refers to a water vein or subterranean watercourse.

 


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List of structures:

Gereformeerde Kerk: 1925.
Hotel: pre-1908.
Market Hall: 1930.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk: 1923.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Noord: 1955.
Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Suid: 1965.
New Church: 1891.
Old Mutual: 1929.
Primary School, classrooms: 1936.
School: 1930.
Town Hall: 1930.
Volkskas Bank - now ABSA: 1954.