Located in the northern part of Broward County on the Atlantic coast just 25 miles north of Downtown Fort Lauderdale has easy access to Miami and Broward airports centrally located to both mayor metropolitan areas.
A star among beachside communities with award wining crystal clear waters seats beautiful Deerfield Beach; a community of about 60,000 residents enjoy some of the most striking beaches and lush tropical parks in South Florida, countless restaurants ranging from neighborhood diners to international gourmet fine dinning, and a thriving nightlife.
The Deerfield Beach Arboretum or Tree Zoo has become one the most visited attractions in the area, in 9 acres of than 200 different species of trees and palms from around | the world showcases among others exotic flowering, fruits and canopy trees, an orchid farm, a rare butterfly display and a spice and herb garden. The commitment to safeguarding the environment is reflected in the regularly organized treemendous tree planting days to maintain and expand the tree population of the area.
This community has come a long way since its humble beginnings in the late 1890?s when the first settlers, attracted by the beauty of the land and bountiful fruit trees, decided to made, the open deer fields, their home. Officially became a city in 1925 with 1300 residents.
Deerfield Beach is a popular tourist destination for its many attractions, hotels and beaches, a particularly picturesque shoreline with a 920 foot fishing pier open to the public. Other attractions include Quiet Waters Park a water-nature theme park offers many aquatic sports, interactive children?s water playground, camping grounds, pick nick areas, freshwater fishing and lake with boat rentals among other facilities. Historical sites like Butler House Museum, Old Deerfield School Museum, Pioneer House and the South Florida Railway Museum.
The 51% of the population are families, and more than 11,000 residents are children under the age of 18. There are more than 37,000 housing units of which more than two thirds are owner occupied, has several well known schools and perhaps its most important characteristic is his friendly people.