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Welcome to Miami Beach ...

The coastal city of Miami Beach is located in Miami-Dade County.

A typical abbreviation for Miami Beach: Miami Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Miami Beach has a population of 92,307 people<1> (see below for details).

Miami Beach is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Miami Beach lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Miami Beach: (305) & (786)<3>

The ZIP codes for Miami Beach: 33109, 33119, 33139-33141, 33154, 33239<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Miami Beach had a population of 87,779 people. This makes Miami Beach the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Miami Beach represents 0.47% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 87,779 people, the population of Miami Beach has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 87,933 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Miami Beach had an population of 92,307 people. This is an increase of 5.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.97% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Miami Beach.

Communities near Miami Beach ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Miami Beach and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Coral Gables   [Map]   51,095   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cutler Bay   [Map]   45,101   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Doral   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hialeah   [Map]   239,673   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   153,627   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Miami Gardens   [Map]   113,750   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Miami Beach.

Communities Also Named Miami Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Miami Beach - they are located in Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ontario and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Miami Beach.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Miami Beach. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Miami Beach. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Miami Beach. Our list includes 11 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Miami Beach:

Websites for Miami Beach ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Miami Beach ...

Looking for more information about Miami Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Miami Beach, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Miami Beach.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Miami Beach. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Miami-Dade County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Miami Beach:

The official website for Miami-Dade County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Miami Beach.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Miami Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (786) is an overlay for area code (305).

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Miami Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Miami Beach or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Miami Beach includes: 33109, 33119, 33139, 33140, 33154 & 33239.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Miami Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Miami Beach) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Miami Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Miami Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Miami Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 25.7923, Longitude: -80.1321     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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