|o Total||0.76 km2 (0.29 sq mi)|
|o Density||440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|o Black African||100.0%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
Healdtown is a small town located 10 km north-east of Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. It is situated in Raymond Mhlaba Municipality in Amathole District in an area that was formerly part of the Ciskei. Nelson Mandela completed his schooling in Matric here.
Wesleyan Methodist mission station 10 km north-east of Fort Beaufort and 15 km north-west of Alice. Established in 1853 by minister John Ayliff and named after the treasurer of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society, James Heald, who had contributed towards a training institution for teachers, founded there in 1867.