Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, in Broward county, is 1 mile N of Lauderhill, Florida (center to center) and 27 miles N ofMiami, Florida. The city is included in the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 31,705 people lived in Lauderdale Lakes.
Lauderdale Lakes History
The Lauderdale Lakes city was incorporated on June 22, 1961, by a charter approved by the State Legislature. It is in the heart of the Broward County, centered at the crossroads of State Road 7 and Oakland Park Boulevard. The community was basically rural, but has of late grown into a vibrant community boasting a diverse population, economic vitality and beautiful neighborhoods surrounded by sparkling lakes.
Lauderdale Lakes and nearby Attractions
- Bonnet House
- Temple Aron Kodesh
- Inverness Plaza
- Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
- Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
- Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens
Things To Do In Lauderdale Lakes
The city of Lauderdale Lakes boasts of several important historical sites like the Bonnet House and the Stranahan House. There are also quite a few museums that would interest the art lovers. The Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and the Oleta River State Park provide some amazing recreational facilities for the visitors. Apart from this, visitors would also find the Fairchild Tropical Garden, the Flamingo Gardens, the Butterfly World, and the Miami Seaquarium and Metrozoo intriguing.
Lauderdale Lakes Transportation
The closest airport is Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood International Airport.
Lauderdale Lakes Higher Education
Keiser College has a campus in nearby Fort Lauderdale.