Lighthouse Point, Florida, in Broward county is 3 miles S of Deerfield Beach, Florida (center to center) and 35 miles N of Miami, Florida. The people of the city are in the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area. Lighthouse Point has a population of 10,767.
Lighthouse Point History
The area which is now known as Lighthouse Point was once filled with fertile farmland and mangrove swamps. The first house in this area was built by Ms. Juliette Becker in 1947. In 1951, R.E. Bateman purchased land for development. The town of Lighthouse Point was incorporated in 1956. Between 1957 and 1969, Venetian Isles and Lighthouse Manor were added as subdivisions. Then in 1970, Pompano Waterway Estates and Coral Key were officially declared as parts of Lighthouse Point.
Lighthouse Point and nearby Attractions
- Dan Witt Park
- DeGroff Park
- Frank McDonough Park
- Deerfield Beach
- Hillsboro Beach
- Pompano Beach
- Glacier Ice and Snow Arena
Things To Do In Lighthouse Point
Lighthouse Point offers a leisurely lifestyle to its inhabitants. It's a largely residential area that has facilities for all kinds of activities from water sports to tennis to golf. It has a number of different types of parks. Various activities, exhibitions and programs are regularly organized in the city.
Lighthouse Point Transportation
The closest major airports are Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Pompano Beach Airpark is also nearby the city.
Lighthouse Point Higher Education
Florida Atlantic University has a campus in nearby Boca Raton.