Locations We Serve: Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale is a city in the state of Florida, and is located 28 miles north of the city of Miami. As the county seat of Broward County, it is the main city within the South Florida metropolitan area. According to the 2010 census, the city was populated by 165,521 people.
The city is a popular tourist attraction, with an average temperature of 75.5°F (24.2°C) throughout the year, and 3,000 hours of sunshine annually. In 2012, Greater Fort Lauderdale, which includes all of Broward County, had 12 million visitors. Of these, 2.8 million were from outside the U.S. Among the attractions the city has to offer are:
- More than 4,000 restaurants
- 63 golf courses
- 12 shopping malls
- 16 museums
- 132 nightclubs
- 278 parkland campsites
- 100 marinas on which there are 45,000 resident yachts
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has an area of 38.6 sq. miles, of which land comprises 34.7 sq. miles, and water makes up the remaining 3.8 sq. miles. Fort Lauderdale is famous for its vast network of canals. Inside the city limits, there are 165 miles of waterways. The city is next to the Atlantic Ocean, and consists of seven miles of beaches.