6 Facts About Broward County

1. Broward County Schools has the sixth largest school district in the country and the second largest in the state after the Miami-Dade district.

2. Broward County is now the most reliably Democratic county in the state, with the exception of the much less populous and majority African American Gadsden County in North Florida.

3. Broward County is composed of Oolite limestone while western Broward is composed mostly of Bryozoa.

4. Broward County has an average elevation of six feet above sea level.

5. Broward County began a huge development boom after its incorporation, with the first "tourist hotel", in Fort Lauderdale, opening in 1919.

6. Broward County is a county in the southeastern part of the US state of Florida.