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Mount Nathan
Nathanvale Road in Mount Nathan, Queensland.jpg
Nathanvale Road, 2016
Mount Nathan is located in Queensland
Mount Nathan
Mount Nathan
Location in Queensland
Population 1,214 (2016 census)
 • Density 83.2/km2 (215/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4211
Area 14.6 km2 (5.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s)
  • Gaven
  • Theodore
Federal Division(s) Wright
Suburbs around Mount Nathan:
Guanaba Guanaba Maudsland
Clagiraba Mount Nathan Nerang
Clagiraba Advancetown Nerang

Mount Nathan is a rural locality in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Mount Nathan had a population of 1,214 people.


In the 2016 census, Mount Nathan recorded a population of 1,214 people, 49.7% female and 50.3% male. The median age of the Mount Nathan population was 41 years, 3 years above the national median of 38, with 76.1% of people having been born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 6.5%, New Zealand 5.0%, South Africa 0.9%, USA 0.8% and Sri Lanka 0.7%. 91.6% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were Mandarin (0.5%), Japanese (0.4%), German and French (0.3%).


Silkwood Steiner School is a private primary and secondary (Prep-12) school for boys and girls at 27 & 39 Shepherd Hill Lane (28°00′12″S 153°17′28″E / 28.0033°S 153.2911°E / -28.0033; 153.2911 (Silkwood School)). In 2017, the school had an enrolment of 575 students with 44 teachers (41 full-time equivalent) and 39 non-teaching staff (32 full-time equivalent).

Road infrastructure

Mount Nathan Road / Beaudesert-Nerang Road (State Route 90) runs along the eastern boundary, and then passes through from north-east to west. Nerang–Murwillumbah Road (State Route 97) runs along a part of the south-eastern boundary.

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