About Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fort Lauderdale is a city in Florida that is located in Broward County. It is a coastal city that was established in 1911 and was named after William Lauderdale. The total area of the city is 38.6 square miles and the population is over 180,000 people, according to the 2020 census.
Fort Lauderdale started developing in the 1920s when the Florida land boom took place. However, it all stopped for a while after a hurricane in 1926 and the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Today, Fort Lauderdale is known for its numerous beautiful beaches and reefs.