Suburb Profile: Oxenford – Maudsland
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 and the locality of Pacific Pines in the east, and the locality of Nerang, Beaudesert-Nerang Road and Maudsland Road in the south.
Oxenford is named after William Robert Oxenford, an original land holder.
2,694 hectares (27 Km2)
5.33 persons per hectare
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 from the early 1990s, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area and an increase in the share of occupied dwellings.
Oxenford – Maudsland is a rapidly developing residential and tourist area, with substantial rural areas.
Major features of the area include Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet ‘n’ Wild Water World, Australian Outback Spectacular, Paradise Country (Aussie Farm Tour), Cliff Bird Park, Gambamora Park, Oxenford Park, Russell Hinze Park, Parklake, Studio Park, Centro Oxenford Shopping Centre, Oxenford Square Shopping Centre, The Village Shopping Centre, Maudsland Village Shopping Centre and two schools.
* 2011 Usual residents
Source: http://profile.id.com.au 15/11/14