Geography and history
Rouxville is a small town located in the Motheo and Xhariep region of the Free State Province in South Africa. This town was named after Reverend Pieter Roux of the Smithfield parish. Rouxville was originally formed on the farm Zuurbult in 1863. During the Second Boer War, all of the town's residents were called up for military service and the town was deserted for a whole two years. This town is known for its wool production and cattle farming.
This small farming town offers accommodation in the form of bed and breakfasts, guest houses, self-catering facilities etc. There is a wide range of places to choose from in Reddersburg. For more information on places to stay in the area, please view our accommodation directory.
Activities and attractions
Rouxville offers loads of activities for everyone in the family.
Things to do in Rouxville include the following:
- Johanna van der Merwe Grave (Anglo-Boer War heroine)
- Kalkoenkrans Dam
- San Rock Artwork
- Horse riding, hiking and 4 x 4 routes
- Jan Smuts Nature Trail
Rouxville has a thriving business community that offers visitors a wide variety of shops, restaurants, products, services and locally produced products. Please go to our business directory if you would like more information on businesses in the Reddersburg area.
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