Town in the Victoria East District, on the Tyume River, some 120 km North-West of East London. It was named in 1847, according to some authorities, by the Governor, Sir Peregrine Maitland, after Princess Alice, the 2nd daughter of Queen Victoria; and according to other sources by Sir Henry George Wakelyn Smith, after his Sister Mrs. Alice Sargent! Municipal status was attained in 1852.

26° 49' 44.4", -32° 46' 31.2677"

New Dictionary of South African Names by Peter E Raper