Gold Coast, Queensland
View from Old Tamborine Road overlooking the Coomera River
|Population||11,156 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Gold Coast|
The suburb is bordered to the north by the Coomera River; the Pacific Motorway forms the eastern boundary. The western edge of the suburb is also bordered by the Coomera River, which can only be crossed via the Coomera River causeway. Theme parks Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild Water World are located within Oxenford's boundaries.
Oxenford has expanded in recent years with the subdivision Studio Village being built in the southern end of the suburb, adjacent to the two major theme parks; the subdivision itself was inspired by Movie World, with the street names all referring to objects or people within Hollywood and film culture.
A train station on the South Coast railway line was used until 1964 when the line closed. No station was built in Oxenford for the modern Gold Coast railway line. Work on the road south to Southport was undertaken in 1928.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Oxenford (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
- "Southport Road". The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947). Brisbane, Qld.: National Library of Australia. 10 April 1928. p. 15 Edition: 5 O'CLOCK CITY EDITION. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
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