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Miami Beach, Florida
Southern portion of Miami Beach with downtown Miami in background

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Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida.
Coordinates: 25°48′46.89″N 80°8′2.63″W / 25.813025, -80.1340639
Country
State
Counties
United States
Florida
Miami-Dade
Incorporated March 26, 1915
Government
 - Mayor David Dermer
Area
 - City 48.5 km²  (18.7 sq mi)
 - Land 18.2 km² (7.0 sq mi)
 - Water 30.2 km² (11.7 sq mi)  62.37%
Population (2005)
 - City 87,925
 - Density 4,829.5/km² (12,502.1/sq mi)
 - Metro 5,422,200
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip 33109, 33139, 33140, 33141.
Area code(s) 305

Miami Beach is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The city was incorporated on March 26, 1915.[1] Miami Beach has been one of America's pre-eminent beach resorts for almost a century. The city is often referred to under the umbrella term of "Miami," despite being a distinct municipality, making Miami and Miami Beach two separate cities. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 87,933. 55.5% of the population was foreign born.[2] A 2005 population estimate for the city was 87,925.[3] Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 471 pixel Image in higher resolution (1000 × 589 pixel, file size: 329 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)photo taken from helocopter ride Jan 2006. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Florida_highlighting_Miami_Beach. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states, which are... Following is a list of counties in Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday[1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... 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Description

In 1979 Miami Beach's Art Deco Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Art Deco District is the largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world and comprises hundreds of hotels, apartments and other structures erected between 1923 and 1943. Mediterranean, Streamline Moderne and Art Deco are all represented in the District. The Historic District is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the East, Lenox Court on the West, 6th Street on the South and Dade Boulevard along the Collins Canal to the North. The movement to preserve the Art Deco District's architectural heritage was led by former interior designer Barbara Capitman, who now has a street in the District named in her honor. The Miami Beach Architectural District (also known as Old Miami Beach Historic District, and the more popular term, Miami Beach Art Deco District) is a U.S. historic district (designated as such on May 14, 1979) located in Miami Beach, Florida. ... A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ... Asheville City Hall. ...


Miami and Popular Culture

South Beach (also known as SoBe, or The Beach) is one of the more popular areas of Miami Beach. Topless sunbathing is tolerated on certain designated areas of the beach. Before the TV show Miami Vice helped make the area popular, SoBe was under urban blight, with vacant buildings and a high crime rate. Today, it is considered one of the richest commercial areas on the beach, yet poverty and crime still remain in some places near the area.[4] The famous Ocean Drive on South Beach at night. ... Nudity is a common subject both in fine arts and popular culture. ... Sunlight is also the trade name of the worlds first packaged, branded laundry soap producted by Lever Brothers. ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Symptoms of urban blight: graffiti-covered abandoned and deteriorating buildings and garbage-strewn vacant lots. ... A boy from an East Cipinang trash dump slum in Jakarta, Indonesia shows what he found. ...


Miami Beach, particularly Ocean Drive of what is now the Art Deco District, was also featured prominently in Scarface. Ocean Drive is a street in South Beach—the southern part of Miami Beach, Florida. ... Scarface is a 1983 film directed by Brian De Palma, written by Oliver Stone and starring Al Pacino as Antonio Tony Montana. ...


Lincoln Road is a nationally known spot for great outdoor dining, bike riding, rollerblading and shopping.[citation needed] Lincoln Road runs east and west between 16th Street and 17th Street on Miami Beach. ... One of the most influential doctrines in history is that all humans are divided into groups called nations. ... Toms Restaurant, a restaurant in New York made familiar by Suzanne Vega and the television sitcom Seinfeld A restaurant is an establishment that serves prepared food and beverages to order, to be consumed on the premises. ... This mountain bicycle features oversized tires, a sturdy frame, front shock absorbers, and handlebars oriented perpendicular to the bikes axis Bicycle may also refer to Bicycle Playing Cards. ...


The Miami Beach environs are home to a number of Orthodox Jewish communities with a network of well-established synagogues and yeshivas. It is also a magnet for Jewish families, retirees, and particularly snowbirds when the cold winter sets in to the north. They range from the Followers to the Modern Orthodox to the Haredi and Hasidic - including many rebbes who vacation there during the North American winter. There are a number of kosher restaurants and even kollels for post-graduate Talmudic scholars. Miami Beach had roughly 60,000 people in Jewish households, 62 percent of the total population, in 1982, but only 16,500, or 19 percent of the population, in 2004, said Ira Sheskin, a demographer at the University of Miami who conducts surveys once a decade. Orthodox Judaism is one of the three major branches of Judaism. ... A synagogue (from ancient Greek: , transliterated synagogē, assembly; Hebrew: beit knesset, house of assembly; Yiddish: , shul; Ladino: , esnoga) is a Jewish house of worship. ... This article is about the Jewish educational system. ... Modern Orthodox Judaism (or Modern Orthodox or Modern Orthodoxy; sometimes abbreviated as MO or Modox) is a movement within Orthodox Judaism that attempts to synthesize traditional observance and values with the secular, modern world. ... Haredi or chareidi Judaism is the most theologically conservative form of Orthodox Judaism. ... Hasidic leaders in Jerusalem Hasidic Judaism (also Chasidic, etc. ... Rebbe which means master, teacher, or mentor is a Yiddish word derived from the identical Hebrew word רבי. It mostly refers to the leader of a Hasidic Jewish movement. ... The circled U indicates that this can of tuna is certified kosher by the Union of Orthodox Congregations. ... A kollel (Hebrew: כולל; a gathering/collection [of scholars]) is an institute for advanced studies of the Talmud and of rabbinic literature for Jewish adults, essentially a yeshiva which pays married men a regular monthly stipend or annual salary (and/or provides housing and meals) to study Judaisms classic texts... The first page of the Vilna Edition of the Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Berachot, folio 2a. ... A decade is a set or a group of ten, commonly a period of 10 years in contemporary English, or a period of 10 days in the French revolutionary calendar. ...


Miami Beach is home to the Holocaust Memorial on Miami Beach. The Holocaust Memorial on Miami Beach is a Holocaust memorial in Miami Beach, Florida. ...


According to the Morgan Quitno Awards, Miami Beach is one of the most dangerous small cities (population between 75,000 and 99,999) in the country.[5] Morgan Quitno Press is an independent research and publishing company based out of Lawrence, Kansas. ...


Geography and climate

Miami Beach is located at 25°48′47″N, 80°8′3″W (25.813025, -80.134065).GR1


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 48.5 km² (18.7 mi²). 18.2 km² (7.0 mi²) of it is land and 30.2 km² (11.7 mi²) of it (62.37%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


It has a tropical climate.[6] Naples beach in Florida lined with coconut trees is an example of a tropical climate. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 87,933 people, 46,194 households, and 18,339 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,829.5/km² (12,502.1/mi²). There were 59,723 housing units at an average density of 3,280.1/km² (8,491.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 86.74% White, 4.03% African American, 0.23% Native American, 1.37% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 4.05% from other races, and 3.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 53.45% of the population. Non-Hispanic Whites were 40.9% of the population.[7] 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 46,194 households out of which 14.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 27.4% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 60.3% were non-families. 48.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was sixty-five years of age or older. The average household size was 1.87 and the average family size was 2.76. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 13.4% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 38.2% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were sixty-five years of age or older. The median age was thirty-nine years. For every 100 females there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age eighteen and over, there were 105.4 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $27,322, and the median income for a family was $33,440. Males had a median income of $33,964 versus $27,094 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,853. About 17.0% of families and 21.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.2% of those under age 18 and 24.5% of those age sixty-five or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Languages

As of 2000, speakers of Spanish as a first language accounted for 54.89% of residents, while English made up 32.75%, Portuguese was at 3.38%, French was at 1.66%, German at 1.12%, Italian 0.99%, and Russian was 0.85% of the population. Due to the large Jewish community, Yiddish made up 0.81% of speakers, and Hebrew was the mother tongue of 0.74% of the population.[8] “Native Language” redirects here. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The word Jew (Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or a member of the Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination of these attributes. ... Yiddish (Yid. ... “Hebrew” redirects here. ... First language (native language, mother tongue, or vernacular) is the language a person learns first. ...


Education

Miami-Dade County Public Schools serves Miami Beach. Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) is a public school district serving Miami-Dade County, Florida. ...

  • North Beach Elementary
  • South Pointe Elementary
  • Biscayne Elementary
  • Fienberg/Fisher Elementary
  • Nautilus Middle School (which is the only middle school for the Miami Beach area)
  • Miami Beach Senior High School (which is the only high school for the Miami Beach area)

Tertiary education in Miami Beach includes a branch of the National School of Technology Nautilus Middle School is currently a two year comprehensive school located in 4301 N Michigan Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, United States. ... Miami Beach Senior High School is a high school in Miami Beach, Florida, and part of the Miami-Dade School District. ... National School of Technology is a system of for-profit colleges in the United States. ...


Neighborhoods

  • Bayshore
    • Sunset Islands I & II
    • Sunset Islands III & IV
    • Sunset Harbour
    • The Townhomes at Sunset Harbour
  • Biscayne Point
    • Stillwater Drive Neighborhood
  • City Center
    • Collins Park
  • Fisher Island (A small portion of the island)
  • Flamingo/Lummus
    • Flamingo Park
    • Flamingo Park West
    • North Ocean Drive Area
    • South Beach
  • La Gorce
    • Allison Island
    • Aqua Allison Island
    • La Gorce Island
    • La Gorce Pine Tree
    • Lower North Bay Road Neighborhood
    • Middle North Bay Road Neighborhood
  • Nautilus
    • Alton Road Neighborhood
    • Lakeview/Surprise Lake
    • Orchard Park
  • North Shore
  • Normandy Isles
    • Normandie Sud
  • Normandy Shores
  • Oceanfront
  • South Pointe
    • SoFi (South of Fifth)
  • Star Island, Palm Island, & Hibiscus Island
  • Venetian Islands, including Belle Isle
  • West Avenue/Bay Road
    • Lincoln West

An early aerial photo of Fisher Island at southern end of Biscayne Bay near Miami, Florida, with the South Beach area of Miami Beach at the upper left Florida Photographic Collection Fisher Island is a census-designated place (CDP) and town located on a man-made island of the same... The famous Ocean Drive on South Beach at night. ... Little Buenos Aires is a section in Miami Beach, Florida, United States. ... View of Star Island from South Beach January, 2007. ... Palm Island is a man-made island located in Biscayne Bay, between the city of Miami and Miami Beach proper, Florida. ... An arial view of the Biscayne Bay artificial islands during their construction in 1927. ... Post card depicting the eastern bridge of the Venetian Causeway to Belle Isle from Miami Beach. ...

Points of interest

Lincoln Road runs east and west between 16th Street and 17th Street on Miami Beach. ... The famous Ocean Drive on South Beach at night. ... The Saxony Hotel was designed by renowned architect, Roy F. France and built in 1948 as the very first luxury resort on Miami Beach. ... The Miami Beach Botanical Garden (4. ... The monument on Flagler Memorial Island. ... Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 – July 15, 1997) was an accomplished Italian designer of both clothing and theater costumes. ... The Wolfsonian-FIU is a Florida International University museum located at 1001 Washington Avenue, in the historic art deco district of Miami Beach, Florida. ...

Sister Cities

See also: List of sister cities in Florida

Miami Beach has 9 sister cities[9] This is a list of sister states, regions, and cities in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

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References

  1. ^ Ruby Leach Carson. 40 Years of Miami Beach, p.13. 
  2. ^ http://www.fairus.org/site/PageServer?pagename=research_research33a8_sup
  3. ^ http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2005-04-12.xls
  4. ^ MSNBC: South Beach: Life imitates art, quite vicely www.msnbc.com
  5. ^ http://www.morganquitno.com/cit06pop.htm#25
  6. ^ Köppen Climate Map Aw=tropical
  7. ^ MuniNetGuide.com's Miami Beach Demorgraphics
  8. ^ Modern Language Association Data Center Results of Miami Beach, FL
  9. ^ http://miamibeachsistercities.com/

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The Miami Beach Police Department is the police department of the city of Miami Beach, Florida, patrolling the entire Miami Beach area, although they sometimes cooperate with the county-wide Miami-Dade Police Department. ... The postwar craving for futuristic became evident in Miami Beach, Florida, where during the 1950s and 1960s, a wildly inventive mode of architectural design emerged to satiate the requirements of the prosperous new vacationing middle-class. ... John Stiles Collins (1837-1928) builder of the Collins Bridge and co founder of Miami Beach, Florida Florida Photographic Collection John Stiles Collins (December 29, 1837-February 11, 1928) was a Quaker farmer from New Jersey who came to southern Florida and attempted to grow vegetables and coconuts on the... Carl Graham Fisher (1874-1938) of Indiana, an American automotive and real estate entrepreneur. ... Collins Bridge across Biscayne Bay between Miami and Miami Beach, Florida opened in 1913 as the longest wooden bridge in the world. ... Rosie entertaining children in front of the former Flamingo Hotel, on the site of what is now the Grand Flamingo apartment building. ... Fair Game is a 1995 action movie starring Cindy Crawford as a beautiful civil rights lawyer, and William Baldwin as a cop with some troubles in his life. ...

External links

  • City of Miami Beach
  • Miami Design Preservation League – Non-profit Organization for the preservation of Miami Beach Architectural History
  • Photographs of Miami Beach From the State Library & Archives of Florida
  • Miami South Beach Travel Photo Pictures of Miami South Beach published under Creative Commons License
  • Miami Beach Walking Tour on uVu
  • Maps and aerial photos for 25°48′47″N 80°08′03″W / 25.813025, -80.134065Coordinates: 25°48′47″N 80°08′03″W / 25.813025, -80.134065
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10,000 - 50,000 Aventura | Belle Glade | Boca Del Mar | Brownsville | Coconut Creek | Cooper City | Coral Gables | Coral Terrace | Country Club | Country Walk | Dania Beach | Doral | Gladeview | Glenvar Heights | Greenacres | Hallandale Beach | Hamptons at Boca Raton | Homestead | Ives Estates | Kendall West | Key Biscayne | Kings Point | Lake Worth | Lake Worth Corridor | Lauderdale Lakes | Leisure City | Lighthouse Point | Miami Lakes | Miami Springs | North Lauderdale | North Palm Beach | Oakland Park |Olympia Heights | Opa-Locka | Ojus | Palm Beach Gardens | Palmetto Bay | Palm Springs |Palmetto Estates | Parkland | Pinecrest | Pinewood | Princeton | Richmond West | Riviera Beach | Royal Palm Beach | Sandalfoot Cove | South Miami | South Miami Heights | Sunny Isles Beach | Sunset | Sweetwater | The Crossings | The Hammocks | University Park | West Little River | Westchester | West Park, Florida | Westwood Lakes | Wilton Manors
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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (Broward) | Palm Beach International Airport (Palm Beach) | Boca Raton Airport (Palm Beach) | Palm Beach County Park Airport (Palm Beach) Image File history File links Flag_of_Florida. ... The Miami Urbanized Area stretches along the Atlantic Coast for most of the length of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Metropolitan Area, but is confined to a relatively narrow area between the coast and the Everglades. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Palm Beach County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... For other uses, see Miami (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Established 27 March 1911 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Jim Naugle Area  - City  36. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Broward Established 1960 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Frank C. Ortis Area  - City  34. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Established 28 November 1925 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Mara Giulianti Area  - City  30. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Broward Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Scott J. Brook Area  - City  24. ... Nickname: Location in Palm Beach County and the state of Florida. ... Miramar is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Location of Miami Gardens in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Location of Pompano Beach in Broward County, Florida. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Palm Beach Founded 1925 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Steven L. Abrams Area  - City  29. ... Plantation is a city in Broward County, Florida in the United States. ... Davie is a town located in Broward County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 75,720. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Deerfield Beach is a city located in Broward County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 64,583. ... Boynton Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ... The Delray School, built in 1913, now houses the Cornell Museum, part of Old School Square in Delray Beach. ... ]]Location of Weston, Broward County, Florida]] Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Incorporated (city) 1996 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Eric M. Hersh  - City Manager John R. Flint Area [1]  - City  26. ... Fountainbleau is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Lauderhill is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Location of Tamarac in Broward County in State of Florida Tamarac is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... North Miami is a city located in northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Kendale Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Wellington is a village in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ... Location of Margate, Broward County, Florida Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Incorporated (town) May 1955 Incorporated (city) 22 June 1961 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor David McLean  - City Manager Francis J. Porcella Area [1]  - City  8. ... Tamiami is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Jupiter is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida. ... Belle Glade is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida on the southeastern shore of Lake Okeechobee. ... Boca Del Mar is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Brownsville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Location of Coconut Creek in Broward County in State of Florida Coconut Creek is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Founded 1959 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Debby Eisinger Area  - City  6. ... The City Beautiful Location of Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Coral Terrace is an unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Country Club is a census-designated place and an unincorporated suburban community located in northwest Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Country Walk is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Dania Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida. ... Gladeview is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Glenvar Heights is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Greenacres is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Hallandale Beach is a city in Miami-Dade, Florida, United States. ... Hamptons at Boca Raton is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Miami-Dade Established 1913 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Roscoe Warren Area  - City  14. ... Ives Estates is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... West Kendall is a census-designated place and an unincorporated suburban community located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Map of Key Biscayne Key Biscayne is a village located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Kings Point is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Location of Lake Worth, in Palm Beach County, Florida Lake Worth is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, named after a lake who takes its name from General William J. Worth, who led U.S. forces during the Second Seminole War. ... Lake Worth Corridor is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Location of Lauderdale Lakes in Broward County in State of Florida Lauderdale Lakes is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Leisure City is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Lighthouse Point is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Miami Lakes is a former census-designated place and incorporated town located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Miami Springs is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... North Lauderdale is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... The Village of North Palm Beach North Palm Beach is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Oakland Park is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Olympia Heights is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Opa-locka City Hall Photo: Marc Averette Opa-locka is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Ojus is a census-designated place and formerly incorporated town in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Palm Beach Gardens is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Palmetto Bay is a incorporated village located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Palm Springs is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Palmetto Estates is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Location of Parkland in Broward County in State of Florida Parkland is a city in Broward County, Florida where zoning laws are designed to protect the parklike character of the city. ... External link: Official Municipal Government site Pinecrest is a village located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Pinewood is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Princeton is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Richmond West is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... A Riviera Beach sign Riviera Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, U.S.A. which was incorporated September 29, 1922. ... Royal Palm Beach is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Sandalfoot Cove is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... South Miami is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... South Miami Heights is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Sunny Isles Beach is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Sunset is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Sweetwater is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... The Crossings is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... The Hammocks is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... University Park is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, so named because it houses the main campus of Florida International University. ... West Little River is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Westchester is an unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... West Park is a city in Broward County, Florida. ... Westwood Lakes is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Wilton Manors is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) East Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 42 Name Florida Marlins (1993–present) Ballpark Dolphin Stadium (1993–present) a. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... City Miami Gardens, Florida Other nicknames The Fins Team colors Aqua, Coral, White and Navy Head Coach Cam Cameron Owner H. Wayne Huizenga General manager Randy Mueller Mascot T.D. League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966-1969) Eastern Division (1966-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference... The Florida Panthers are a professional ice hockey team based in the Ft. ... Destinations with direct service from Miami Miami International Airport (IATA: MIA, ICAO: KMIA, FAA LID: MIA) is a public airport located eight miles (13 km) northwest of the central business district of Miami, in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... County slogan: Delivering Excellence Every Day Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Miami, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,297 km² (2,431 mi²) 1,257 km² (485 mi²) 19. ... Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport (IATA airport code TMB, ICAO airport code KTMB) is a general aviation airport located 13 miles or 21km southwest of Miami, Florida. ... County slogan: Delivering Excellence Every Day Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Miami, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,297 km² (2,431 mi²) 1,257 km² (485 mi²) 19. ... Opa-Locka Airport (IATA: OPF, ICAO: KOPF) is a general aviation airport located in Opa-Locka, Florida and 12 miles northwest of Miami, Florida. ... County slogan: Delivering Excellence Every Day Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Miami, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,297 km² (2,431 mi²) 1,257 km² (485 mi²) 19. ... County slogan: Delivering Excellence Every Day Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Miami, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,297 km² (2,431 mi²) 1,257 km² (485 mi²) 19. ... FAA diagram of FLL “FLL” redirects here. ... Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Fort Lauderdale, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 3,418 km² (1,320 Population  - Total (2000)  - Density   1,623,018 520/km² (1,346/mi²) Time zone Eastern: UTC_5 Latitude Longitude 26°728 N 80°1458 W External link: Official... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat West Palm Beach, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,181 km² (2,386 mi²) 1,068 km² (412 mi²) 17. ... Boca Raton Airport (IATA: BCT, ICAO: KBCT) is a general aviation airport located in the City of Boca Raton, Florida. ... Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat West Palm Beach, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,181 km² (2,386 mi²) 1,068 km² (412 mi²) 17. ... Palm Beach County Park Airport (IATA: LNA, ICAO: KLNA) is a general aviation airport located in Lantana, Florida, 6 miles south of West Palm Beach, Florida. ... Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat West Palm Beach, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,181 km² (2,386 mi²) 1,068 km² (412 mi²) 17. ...

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