Cities in Florida
Following are the top cities of Florida. Here we have listed largest cities in the state of Florida.
- Daytona Beach
- Fort Myers
- Fort Lauderdale
- Key West
- Pembroke Pines
- Saint Petersburg
- Hallandale Beach
- Haines City
Apalachicola is a famous fishing city located in the state of Florida.
The city is called the land of happy people and encourages enormous fishing
activity. The land is covered with immaculate beaches, shallow bays and
exotic flora and fauna. The city proves to be a lovely tourist attraction
were sea-sports and the beauty of their natural environment are the mesmerizing
factors. This city houses countless parks, cities and other attractions.
This city proves to be the biker’s paradise, and its beaches are
nicknamed as the “world’s most famous beach”. Biking
along the shores of the beach is the major tourist activity in this city;
this is attributed by the pristine sands of the beach. A lot of events
take place in Daytona Beach making it a happening city. The city is located
in the Volusia County in Florida.
Fort Myers is the commercial center of the lee county Florida. The city
is considered to hold high legendary facts. It is also the gateway of
the south west Florida region, where most retired people settle down.
This city is a major tourist destination and is also a very popular winter
home for the rest of the people living in other states.
Florida Fort Lauderdale, known as the "Venice of America,"
is a city located in Broward County, Florida, United States. The city
is also sometimes known as "Fort Liquor dale" as is known for
its beaches, many bars, clubs and overall party atmosphere. It is the
county seat of Broward County, and forms a part of the South Florida metropolitan
Hialeah is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States.
It is the fifth largest city in the state. Hialeah is part of the Miami
metropolitan area and the Greater South Florida metropolitan area. The
city's name is a Calusa word meaning "Pretty Prairie". The city
is located upon a large prairie between Biscayne Bay and the Everglades.
About 89% of its population speaks Spanish as a first language.
Hollywood is a city located in Broward County, Florida. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 139,357. As of 2004, the population
recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 144,535.
Jacksonville is a city located in Duval County, Florida, USA. Jacksonville
is the largest city in the contiguous state, 48 states of the United States
in terms of land area. It is also the largest city in Florida in terms
of population in the city proper (ultimately ranking 13th in the country).
As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 777,704.It
is the principal city on the First Coast region of Florida. The total
area of Jacksonville is 874.3 square miles (2,264.5 km²).
Key West is located at the southernmost and westernmost tip of the Florida Keys in Monroe Country, United States. Key West is a city and an island of the same name .It is the county seat of Monroe County. Key West is a seaport destination for many passenger sail ships.
The Key West International Airport provides airline service. Hotels and
guesthouses are available for lodging. Many restaurants offer a choice
of indoor or outdoor dining. Key West is the famous and most admirable
international gay tourist destination. Key West is known for its tolerance
and acceptance and has adopted the diversity motto "One Human Family"
to reflect a desire to treat all people with respect and dignity.
Miami is the second largest city in Florida and it is a major city located in the southeast corner of the U.S. state of Florida. Miami and the surrounding metropolitan area sits between the Miami River, Biscayne Bay, the Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean. It is also the largest city in the South Florida metropolitan area, which is comprised of Miami-Dade County, Broward County, and Palm Beach County making up the largest metropolitan area in the Southeastern United States.
Miami-Dade County is comprised of thirty-four other incorporated municipalities, including Miami Beach, Aventura, Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Island, Biscayne Park, Coral Gables, Cutler Ridge, Doral, El Portal, Florida City, Golden Beach, Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens, Homestead, Indian Creek, Islandia, Key Biscayne, Medley, Miami Gardens, Miami Lakes, Miami Shores, Miami Springs, North Bay Village, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Opa-Locka, Palmetto Bay, Pinecrest, South Miami, Sunny Isles, Surfside, Sweetwater, Virginia Gardens, and West Miami.
The region's importance as an international financial and cultural center
has elevated Miami to the status of world city; because of its cultural
and linguistic ties to North, South, Central America, and the Caribbean
it is sometimes called "the capital of the Americas".
Orlando is the largest inland city and it is the sixth largest city in
Florida. The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida.
Additionally, Orlando is home to the second largest university in Florida,
the University of Central Florida. The city is best known for the tourist
attractions in the area, particularly the nearby Walt Disney World Resort,
which is in the Reedy Creek Improvement District. Other area attractions
include Sea World, Universal Orlando Resort and the World's Largest Entertainment
McDonald's & Play Place. One of the oldest attractions in this area
is Gatorland. Over 50 attractions are available on the Go Orlando Card.
The city's nickname is "The City Beautiful", and its symbol
is the fountain of Lake Eola.
Pembroke Pines is a city located in Broward County, Florida. As of the
2000 census, the city had a total population of 137,427. As of 2004, the
population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 150,104.
Pensacola, Florida is a city located in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Pensacola is nicknamed "The City of Five Flags" due to the five flags that have flown over it at various times in its history namely the flags of Spain, France, Great Britain, the Confederate States of America, and the United States. Other nicknames include "World's Whitest Beaches", "Cradle of Naval Aviation", "Western Gate to the Sunshine State", "America's First Settlement", and "Red Snapper Capital of the World"..
Pensacola is a sea port on Pensacola Bay, which connects to the Gulf
of Mexico. A large United States Navy airbase, the first in the United
States, is located southwest of Pensacola and is home to the Blue Angels
flight demonstration team and the National Museum of Naval Aviation.
St. Petersburg is a city in Pinellas County, Florida. As of 2004, the
population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 249,090, making it the
fourth largest city in the state of Florida. St. Petersburg is the second
largest city in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area.
The city is located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
It is connected to the mainland to the north, connected with the city
of Tampa, Florida to the east by causeways and bridges across Tampa Bay
and to Bradenton, Florida in the south by the Sunshine Skyway Bridge,
which transverses the mouth of the bay. With a purported average of some
360 days of sunshine each year, it is nicknamed "The Sunshine City."
For that reason, the city is a popular tourist and retirement destination,
especially for those in the United States from colder Northern climates.
Tampa is the third largest city in the state following Jacksonville and
Miami and it is a major united states city located in Hillsborough County,
on the west coast of Florida. Tampa is a part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater
metropolitan area. The four-county area is composed of roughly 2.6 million
residents, making it the second largest Metropolitan Statistical Area
(MSA) in the state behind Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, and the
third largest in the southeast.
Tallahassee is the capital of Florida, a state of the United States of
America. It is the county seat of Leon County. Tallahassee is the home
of Florida State University, Florida A & M University, and Tallahassee
Community College. It is also a regional center for trade and agriculture.
The city is served by Tallahassee Regional Airport.
Hallandale Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. The city is named after Luther Holland, a worker for Henry Flagler's Florida East Coast Railroad. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,113. It is part of the South Florida city area, which was home to 5,564,635 people at the 2010 census.
Haines City is suitably located in Central Florida and is referred to as the "Heart of Florida" due to its location. Haines City has a exceptional character that can be found throughout the City. Haines City still maintains its small town character while experiencing tremendous growth.