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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Welcome to Fort Lauderdale ...
A typical abbreviation for Fort Lauderdale: Ft. Lauderdale
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Fort Lauderdale has a population of 180,072 people<1> (see below for details).
Fort Lauderdale is near sea level<2>.
Time Zone: Fort Lauderdale lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Fort Lauderdale: (954) and (754)<3>
The ZIP codes for Fort Lauderdale: 33301-33332, 33334-33335, 33337-33340, 33345-33346, 33348-33349, 33351, 33355, 33359, 33388, 33394<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Lauderdale had a population of 165,521 people (which is 9.47% of the total population of Broward County). This makes Fort Lauderdale the county's most populous community.
The population of Fort Lauderdale represents 0.88% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 165,521 people, the population of Fort Lauderdale increased 8.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 152,397 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fort Lauderdale had an population of 180,072 people. This is an increase of 8.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.16% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Lauderdale.
Communities near Fort Lauderdale ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fort Lauderdale and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fort Lauderdale.
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Websites for Fort Lauderdale ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Lauderdale ...
Looking for more information about Fort Lauderdale? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Fort Lauderdale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Lauderdale.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Fort Lauderdale: www.info.ci.ftlaud.fl.us/
The official website for Broward County: www.broward.org/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019