Geographically centered in Broward County, the City of Plantation has a unique and an unsurpassed natural environment unlike any other in South Florida. Plantation is 8 miles west of Fort Lauderdale, and is bordered by Lauderhill, Sunrise and Davie, with Miami only 33 miles away. Since it’s incorporation into the Miami Metropolitan area, Plantation has expanded into a growing and vibrant municipality with a population exceeding 85,000. Plantations name is derived from the prior owner of the land, the Everglades Plantation Company. The City’s logo, “Where Grass is Always Greener” is omnipresently portrayed around Plantation. Situated among thousands of trees are friendly, safe neighborhoods, unrivalled recreation facilities and a steadfast business economy.
The city of Plantation is affluent in amenities, a competitive and progressive business environment, and beautifully manicured streets. This urban environment is intermixed with a hometown atmosphere which aids to create a lifestyle which is unique among other South Florida Districts. Local golf courses, parks, recreation facilities and shopping establishments are in plenty throughout Plantation. Plantation’s City Hall was used as the backdrop for the film, There’s Something About Mary, which aided in increased recognition and tourism in the City.
During the year, residents of Plantation enjoy a variety of community organized events and festivals such as the Winter Wonderland Festival and the Halloween and Safety festival. Plantation is an ideal suburban city with the feel of a small town atmosphere. Beautifully sculpted streets and tree lined avenues are of immense abundance in Plantation. The City’s temperate climate offers visitors and residents constant sightseeing, nature viewing, hiking and recreational opportunities. Plantation is a whimsical and alluring city with a variety of education options, outdoor events, economic competiveness, job prosperity and an overall enchanting atmosphere which is hard to find in today’s urban jungle.
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