Mermaid Beach, Queensland
Gold Coast, Queensland
Mermaid Beach, looking North
|Population||6,533 (2016 census)|
|• Density||4,360/km2 (11,300/sq mi)|
|Area||1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|LGA(s)||City of Gold Coast|
|State electorate(s)||Mermaid Beach|
The suburb is bounded to the west by the artificial canals of adjacent Mermaid Waters and to the east by the Pacific Ocean. To the north is the suburb of Broadbeach, to the south Miami. The Gold Coast Highway passes through Mermaid Beach.
Mermaid Beach was used during World War II by US servicemen, and was named Los Angeles Beach as well as Miami Beach to the south.
In circa 1924, 70 allotments were advertised as "Mermaid Beach Estate" located at Mermaid Beach and Broadbeach to be auctioned by R. G. Oates Estates. The estate map has 3 estates for sale at Mermaid Beach and Broadbeach. The estates were divided in two by the "New Coastal Road" running through the Gold Coast.
At the 2011 Census, Mermaid Beach had a population of 5,722.
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