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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.
Davie is a town in Broward County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 75,720. As of 2004, the population estimated by the U.S. census bureau is 82,579.
Davie was founded by a group of settlers composed of workers from the Panama Canal Zone. The original name of the town was Zona because of this. Randolph P. Davie, a developer, bought about 27,000 acres in the area and the town name was changed to Davie. It was carved out of Everglades land that was mostly under water. The early history of the town was dominated by drainage issues, some of which persist today.
Davie has always had a reputation as a Western town. It boasts a huge horse owning population and once was home to many herds of cattle. In recent years commercial and residential development has discouraged such practices but Davie still tries to maintain what it has. Pioneer City, a western theme park, was located across the street from Flamingo Gardens. It was built in the 1960's and close a few years later.
According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 88.5 square kilometers. 86.6 square kilometers of it is land and 1.9 square kilometers of it is water. In the city the population was spread out with 26.4 percent under the age of 18, 8.2 percent from 18 to 24, 33.4 percent from 25 to 44, 22.6 percent from 45 to 64, and 9.4 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.
It is also known as the city of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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