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Oxenford - Maudsland

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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Oxenford - Maudsland is 16,313, with a population density of 6.04 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Oxenford - Maudsland is bounded by the Coomera River in the north and west, the Pacific Motorway, Universal Street, Hervey Street, Binstead Way, Kopps Road, Saltwater Creek, Greenway Boulevard, Roberts Drive and the locality of Pacific Pines in the east, and the locality of Nerang, Beaudesert-Nerang Road and Maudsland Road in the south.

Name origin

Oxenford is named after William Robert Oxenford, an original land holder.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for sugar cane growing, grazing and farming. Some growth took place during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Significant development occurred from the 1980s. Rapid growth took place between 1991 and 2011, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area and an increase in the share of occupied dwellings.

Land use

Oxenford - Maudsland is a rapidly developing residential and tourist area, with substantial rural areas.

Major features

Major features of the area include Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet 'n' Wild Water World, Australian Outback Spectacular, Paradise Country (Aussie Farm Tour), Regatta Waters Lake, Cliff Bird Park, Coomera River Causeway Park, Cove Park, Damian Leeding Memorial Park, Gambamora Park, Oxenford Park, Parklake, Russell Hinze Park, Stolle Park, Studio Park, The Village Park, Gaven Heights Shopping Centre, Oxenford Square Shopping Centre, Oxenford Village (shopping centre), The Village Shopping Centre, Maudsland Village Shopping Centre, Coomera Watersports Club, Superfish Swim School and two schools.