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Broward County

Broward County at a Glance




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Why Live in Broward County?

Broward County has been a hub of new development activity ever since its inception. In 1919, not long after Broward County was founded, the first "tourist hotel" opened in Fort Lauderdale, allowing visitors to stay close to the area's beautiful beaches and bask in the warm sunshine. Soon after, developers created island communities on former swampland.

Today, Broward County continues to be a popular Florida destination. Tourists flock to the area's sandy beaches to go swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, and sunbathing, and residents enjoy living close to numerous amenities and attractions. 

Spotlights of Broward County

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Museums & Attractions

Travel to Downtown Fort Lauderdale to explore the Museum of Discovery and Science, discover Broward County's role in national and international history at the African-American Research Library & Cultural Center, or head to Dania Beach to visit the International Game Fish Association.

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Parks & Recreation

Broward County is known for two beautiful botanical gardens, the Flamingo Gardens in Fort Lauderdale and Butterfly World in Coconut Creek. This county also features multiple entrances to the Everglades National Park.

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Shopping & Dining

In Broward County, residents and visitors can unearth treasures at the Festival Flea Market Mall in Pompano Beach, peruse the latest fashions at Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise, and shop and dine to their heart's content along Las Olas Boulevard, the Riverwalk, Himmarshee Boulevard, and Beach Place in Fort Lauderdale.

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Broward County is filled with beautiful scenery and alluring attractions. Soak in the beach landscapes along the county's 23 miles of coastline, go wildlife watching in the Everglades, and marvel at the historic architecture at Stranahan House and the Hillsboro Lighthouse.

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Broward County Beaches

Dig your toes in the warm sand and soak up the sun, venture to the Dania Beach Ocean Park pier for unforgettable fishing, or visit one of several oceanfront parks and preserves to explore a slice of unspoiled natural beauty.


Nightlife & Entertainment

Downtown Fort Lauderdale is full of excitement day or night. Take your pick of numerous bars, entertainment venues, breweries, and other late-night destinations and experience everything the area has to offer.

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Broward County Quick Facts

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Population (2015): 1,896,425
Population Growth Since 2000: +8.5%
County Size: 1,209.79 sq.mi.
County Seat: Fort Lauderdale
Mean Home Price (2015): $185,900

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Travel & Commute

Mean Commute Time (2015): 27.8 min.
Public Transit: Broward County Transit buses
Airport: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
Major Highways: I-95, I-595, I-75, US-27

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