Gaven, Queensland

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

Gaven /ˈɡvən/[2] is a suburb in City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.[3]

It is immediately north of Nerang.[4] 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.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Gaven (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 February 2013.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Norma Millard talks about the suburb of Gaven, retrieved 11 April 2018 
  3. ^ "Gaven (entry 46047)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Gaven. Queensland Places. Centre for the Government of Queensland. Retrieved on 7 January 2013.
  5. ^ "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