Gaven, Queensland

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Gold CoastQueensland
Population 1,583 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4211
LGA(s) City of Gold Coast
Suburbs around Gaven:
Maudsland Pacific Pines Parkwood
Mount Nathan Gaven Molendinar
Nerang Nerang Ashmore

Gaven is a suburb in City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.[2]

It is immediately north of Nerang.[3] The eastern boundary of the suburb is marked by the Pacific Highway.

According to the 2011 census it had a population of 1,583.[1]

It was named after a prominent pioneer family involved in politics and was once a part of the Shire of Albert.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Gaven (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Gaven (entry 46047)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Gaven. Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland. Retrieved on 7 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Grazier's death.". The Courier-Mail. Brisbane: National Library of Australia. 15 March 1950. p. 10. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 

Coordinates: 27°57′14″S 153°20′11″E / 27.9538°S 153.3363°E / -27.9538; 153.3363