Bergville is equidistant from Johannesburg and Durban and is also known as the gateway to the Northern Drakensberg holiday resorts. It lies on Route R74, which is a more scenic alternative to the N3 Toll Road. This route takes one via the Oliviershoek Pass, traditionally used to access the Drakensberg, from Johannesburg. Bergville is most easily reached from Durban by turning off the N3 after Estcourt, joining the R74 through Winterton towards the mountain.
Bergville is composed mostly of three land areas: the town markert and it's near villages, Amangwane and Amazizi. The town markert includes, Acton Homes, Rookdale, Bethany, Woodford and the CBD. Amazizi includes Emazizini and Obonjaneni. Whiles Amangwane are the biggest areas with names such as Emaswazini, Ngoba, Dukuza, Zwelisha, Emoyeni, Emakhosaneni, Ndunwane, Stulwane, Khokhwane, and Magagangangozi. Sanele Mthembu, a well known Programmer also comes from there.