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Pompano Beach

The State of Florida is a state in the southeastern United States. Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida. It extends to the northwest into a panhandle, extending along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Florida's nickname is the Sunshine State but severe weather is a common occurrence in the state. It is bordered on the north by the states of Georgia and Alabama, and on the west, at the end of the panhandle, by Alabama.
Pompano Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean just to the north of Fort Lauderdale. The Nearby Hillsboro Inlet forms part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. As of 2004, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau was 88,874, however, due to a recent annexation of neighboring Pompano Beach Highlands and Collier Manor-Cresthaven, the population of the city has surpassed 100,000. Pompano Beach is currently in the middle of a redevelopment process of its neglected beachfront which promises to reinvent the city.
The city has also been listed as one of the top real estate markets being featured in CNN, Money and the Wall Street Journal as one of the country's top vacation home markets. However, the city's western section remains less polished and is characterized by high crime rates, poverty and strip clubs.
Pompano Beach was settled about 1900, and incorporated as a town in 1908. Its name is derived from the Florida pompano, a fish found off the Atlantic coast. Pompano Beach significant experienced growth during the Florida land boom of the 1920s. In 1950, the population of the city reached 5,682. Like most of southeast Florida, Pompano Beach experienced great growth in the late 20th century as many people moved there from northern parts of the United States. A substantial seasonal population also spends its winters in the area.
Pompano Beach is in northeast Broward County along the Atlantic Ocean. It includes about three miles of beachfront that extends from the intersection of Florida State Road A1A and Terra Mar Drive to the Hillsboro Inlet. Pompano Beach is the winter home of the Goodyear Blimp.

Pompano Beach is said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origins back to prehistoric times. It enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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