Miramar, Florida The city was incorporated on May 26, 1955 and was named for the Miramar area of Havana, Cuba where Mailman had a summer home (Miramar translates to “look at the sea” in Spanish).
Margate, Florida The city is situated about 12 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale and 40 miles north of Miami. Founded in the 1950s by Jack Marquese, Margate derived its name as a contraction of the name of its founder combined with the word “gate” (denoting its status as the “gateway” to western Broward County).
Lighthouse Point, Florida The town got its name from the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse, located at nearby Hillsboro Beach. It is considered part of the Miami metropolitan area.
Lazy Lake Lazy Lake is a village in Broward County, Florida, United States. The population was 24 at the 2010 census. Lazy Lake has no police department or fire department.
Lauderhill, Florida The development that eventually came to be known as Lauderhill was originally to be named “Sunnydale”, but William Safire, a friend of the developer, Herbert Sadkin, convinced him to change his mind. Safire felt that “Sunnydale” sounded like a neighborhood in Brooklyn. Sadkin said there were no hills in the new town, to…
Lauderdale Lakes, Florida The city of Lauderdale Lakes was incorporated on June 22, 1961, and was originally popular as a retirement area for Northeasterners, notably New Yorkers who were Jewish. As the White population in Broward County steadily moved westward and its early residents died toward the end of the 20th century, Lauderdale Lakes became…
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea The Town is located on a barrier island that is 7 feet above sea level. Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is 30 miles north of Miami and 33 miles south of Palm Beach. The Town has 6,056 permanent residents.
Hollywood, Florida Hollywood is a city in Broward County, Florida, located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. The average temperature is between 68 and 83 degrees. As of 2013 Hollywood has a population of 146,526. Founded in 1925, the city grew rapidly in the 1950s and 1960s, and is now the twelfth largest city in Florida.
Hillsboro Beach The town was named for the Earl of Hillsborough, who received large grants of land from the King of England while Florida was an English possession.
Hallandale Beach, Florida Though Hallandale Beach is small, it’s one of the area’s fastest growing cities and is particularly known for the Gulfstream Park and Casino, which offers a variety of activities including gambling, horse racing and great dining options