|FactSnippet No. 857,331|
23 Facts About Fort Lauderdale
Greater Fort Lauderdale, encompassing all of Broward County, hosted more than 13 million overnight visitors in 2018.
|FactSnippet No. 857,332|
Fort Lauderdale area was known as the "New River Settlement" before the 20th century.
|FactSnippet No. 857,333|
Fort Lauderdale was arrested and being transported to a Miami jail when police were run off the road by a mob.
|FactSnippet No. 857,334|
When World War II began, Fort Lauderdale became a major U S base, with a Naval Air Station to train pilots, radar operators, and fire control operators.
|FactSnippet No. 857,335|
Today, Fort Lauderdale is a major yachting center, one of the nation's largest tourist destinations, and the center of a metropolitan division with 1.
|FactSnippet No. 857,336|
Fort Lauderdale is known for its extensive network of canals; there are 165 miles of waterways within the city limits.
|FactSnippet No. 857,337|
City of Fort Lauderdale is adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean, includes 7 miles of beaches, and borders the following municipalities:.
|FactSnippet No. 857,338|
Fort Lauderdale has a program for designating and recognizing neighborhoods.
|FactSnippet No. 857,340|
In 2000, Fort Lauderdale had the twenty-sixth highest percentage of Haitian residents in the US, at 6.
|FactSnippet No. 857,341|
Fort Lauderdale is a major manufacturing and maintenance center for yachts.
|FactSnippet No. 857,342|
Fort Lauderdale was recently listed as 2017's third best city out of 150 U S cities by WalletHub for summer jobs, and the 24th best city to start a career in.
|FactSnippet No. 857,343|
Since the 1990s, Fort Lauderdale has increasingly catered to those seeking the resort lifestyle seasonally or year-round, and is often a host city to many professional venues, concerts, and art shows.
|FactSnippet No. 857,344|
Fort Lauderdale purchased ocean-front property for about a dollar per acre, he eventually owned a 3.
|FactSnippet No. 857,345|
Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale was the home of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, which played in the most recent incarnation of the North American Soccer League.
|FactSnippet No. 857,346|
Fort Lauderdale is home to the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex, which is at the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
|FactSnippet No. 857,347|
Fort Lauderdale is served by English-language newspapers South Florida-Sun Sentinel and The Miami Herald, Spanish-language newspapers El Sentinel, El Nuevo Herald, and an alternative newspaper New Times Broward-Palm Beach.
|FactSnippet No. 857,348|
Fort Lauderdale is home to Port Everglades, the nation's third busiest cruise port.
|FactSnippet No. 857,351|
Fort Lauderdale is served by Broward General Medical Center and Imperial Point Medical Center, which are operated by Broward Health, the third largest hospital consortium in the United States.
|FactSnippet No. 857,353|