LOCATION & SIZE
The Town of Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is approximately 1.5
square miles in area and is located along Florida's "Gold
Coast" in Broward County, Fla. The entire Town is situated between the
Atlantic Ocean on the east and Intracoastal Waterway on
the west. It is bordered on the south by the City of
Fort Lauderdale and on the north by the City of Pompano
Beach. The Town is located on a barrier island
that is 7 feet above sea level. Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is
30 miles north of Miami and 33 miles south of Palm
The Town has 6,056 permanent residents. Its
peak seasonal population during the winter months swells to more than 10,000 people. Primarily a residential
community, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea has the following major
industries within its municipal borders: retail/trade,
tourism/hospitality, finance and real estate.
located in a major metropolitan area, is traversed north
to south by State Road A1A. The only eastern
road into Town is Commercial Boulevard. In conjunction with Broward County Transit, the Town
operates the Pelican Hopper, a local and free shuttle service. Broward County
also provides regional bus service. Greyhound Bus Lines
has a facility in Fort Lauderdale.
closest major airport is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood
International Airport. Fort Lauderdale Executive
Airport, which serves small jets and single-engine
planes, is just a few short miles from Town on
Commercial Boulevard. South Florida's other major
airports include Palm Beach International in West Palm
Beach and Miami International.
Town is situated several miles north of Port Everglades,
the second busiest cruise port in the nation. The Port
of Miami is first. The Intracoastal Waterway, the Town's
western border, provides ocean access to recreational
boaters via Port Everglades and the Hillsboro Inlet in
Pompano Beach, the city's northern neighbor
The Town's average annual temperature is 76 degrees
Fahrenheit. Due mostly to summer and fall showers, the
average annual precipitation is about 60 inches.
The Town's oceanfront beaches and award-winning beach portals are popular with tourists
and residents from all over Broward County and the
world. As South Florida's Beach Diving Capital, the Town is a popular spot for beach divers, who can often be seen entering the water
to explore the coral reefs just 100 yards off the beach. Anglin's Pier, one of four piers in Broward County,
is also a popular spot with anglers and tourists. The
Town also has tennis courts, shuffleboard and bocce ball
courts, a children's park, basketball court and Community Center.
SCHOOLS & HOSPITALS
are no schools in the Town. Children who reside here can
attend public or private schools in nearby cities.
Broward County Public Schools is the fifth largest
school district in the country and the biggest fully
accredited district in the nation.
Broward Hospital District, as well as private local
hospitals, serves the residents of the Town of
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. There are no public hospitals
within the Town.
Employment is primarily executive/managerial,
professional, sales and hospitality. Our major
industries are tourism, retail trade, finance,
insurance, real estate and hospitality.