Broward County is located in southeastern Florida, US. with a population of 1,952,778, making it the second-most populous county in the state of Florida and the 17th-most populous county in the United States, according to the 2019 Census Bureau estimate.
Broward County is one of the three counties in South Florida that make up the Miami metropolitan area. Ft. Lauderdale is the most highly visited area of Broward County.
The county has 31 municipalities, which consist of 24 incorporated cities and many unincorporated areas. It is also Florida's seventh-largest county in terms of land area, with 1,322.8 square miles (3,426 km2). Broward County's urbanized area occupies 427.8 square miles of land. The largest portion of the county is the Conservation Area that extends west to border Collier County. The conservation area is 796.9 square miles and consists of wetlands. At its widest points, the County stretches approximately 50.3 miles east to west and approximately 27.4 miles from north to south, averaging 5 to 25 feet in elevation.
Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport is bounded by the cities Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood and Dania Beach, three miles (5 km) southwest of downtown Fort Lauderdale and 21 mi (34 km) north of Miami and serves as the primary airport of the Broward County area. The airport is near cruise line terminals at Port Everglades and is popular among tourists bound for the Caribbean.
Call Real Estate of Florida for more information on life in Broward County.