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  Combined Statistical Area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas consist of one or more counties.
Currently defined metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas are based on application of the 2000 standards (which appeared in the Federal Register on December 27, 2000) to Census 2000 data, as updated by application of those standards to more recent Census Bureau population estimates.
The use of CSAs as a representation for a single metropolitan area is not always appropriate.
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 South Florida metropolitan area - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of the 2000 census, the urbanized area had a land area of 2,890.7 square kilometres (1,116 square miles), with a population of 4,919,036, for a population density of 1,701.7 per square kilometre (4,407.4 per square mile).
The Miami Urbanized Area was the fifth largest Urbanized Area in the United States in the 2000 census, ahead of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas Urbanized Area.
The South Florida metropolitan area is served by five major interstate highways operated by the Florida Department of Transportation in conjunction with local agencies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Florida_metropolitan_area   (1656 words)

  
 Miami, Florida - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Miami and the surrounding metropolitan area are situated on northern Biscayne Bay between the Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Elián González uproar was a heated custody and immigration battle in the Miami area in 2000.
The area behind this reef line was in effect a large lagoon, and the Miami limestone formed throughout the area from the deposition of oolites and the shells of bryozoans.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Miami   (5780 words)

  
 Florida important cities and towns, Florida guide, Information about florida - fabulous villas
The area is part of the Greater South Florida metropolitan area, which is comprised of Miami-Dade County, Broward County, and Palm Beach County.
All areas of Duval County are considered to be part of Jacksonville, with the exception of the communities of Baldwin, Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach and Jacksonville Beach.
Due to Florida's stringent annexation laws, the city's boundaries remain roughly at their 1920s position, giving the city a population much smaller than the large metropolitan area of nearly 1.2 million people that surrounds it.
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 Miami florida travel, florida tampa travel, st petersburg florida beach rental - cities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Florida Fort Lauderdale, known as the "Venice of America," is a city located in Broward County, Florida, United States.
Miami and the surrounding metropolitan area sits between the Miami River, Biscayne Bay, the Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean.
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.
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 Florida State Page
Florida has 67 counties, and its largest city, Jacksonville, is located in Duval County in the northeast corner of Florida, on the banks of the St. Johns River and adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean.
Florida's 65 and older population is projected to increase by 24.3 percent by 2010, and the 85 and older population is projected to grow by 46 percent.
Florida Library Association - The state chapter of the American Library Association whose purpose is to promote the establishment, maintenance, and support of adequate library services for all people of the state; to cooperate with public and private agencies with related interests; and to support and further professional interests of the membership of the Association.
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 Briefing Paper: Southeast Florida Metropolitan Area
This westward movement was accelerated by the construction of the Palmetto Expressway and the Turnpike extension in western Dade County and I-75, I-595, and the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County.
Older urban areas in the east are losing upper and middle income populations, leaving eastern areas with populations that are disproportionately Black, poor, undereducated, and underemployed.
Second, the South Florida Regional Planning Council's Vision 2025 Initiative is working to develop an investment strategy for the future in the areas of economic development, education, transportation, land use and infrastructure, natural resources, and public health.
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 Miami Apartments | South Florida Studio Apartments | Miami Condos | Town Houses   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The U.S. Census Bureau estimate of the population of Miami in 2004 was 379,724[1].
Among the Colleges and universities in the area include Barry University, Florida International University, Johnson and Wales University, Miami-Dade College, St. Thomas University and the University of Miami.
In the city the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older.
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 Miami, Florida
Since 1959 Miami was transformed by its neighbor to the south, Cuba, who gradually became from a small refugee group, around little havana into the largest ethnic community in south florida and holding economic, cultural and political power.
The major impacting force on the weather of the Miami area is the Gulf Stream, a warm flow just off the Atlantic coast of southeast Florida which moderates the climate year round.
Because of where it is located in Florida, Miami is statistically one of the most likely places for a hurricane strike in the United States, although it did avoid much of the 2004 hurricane onslaught which impacted the rest of the state.
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 Broward County Florida -Beaches Hotels Attractions
Broward County is one of three counties that comprise the South Florida metropolitan area.
Broward, a rapidly growing county in south Florida, is among the first counties in the state to begin the process of developing a comprehensive LMS that will guide State and local decision-making on policies and programs to reduce that County’s vulnerability to natural and man-made disasters.
It can be argued that the success of Florida’s efforts to reduce community vulnerability will be a function of how effectively the business community and local government work together to identify and implement mitigation initiatives that are the products of public-private sector collaboration.
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 Information About Florida Attractions, Beaches, Hotels and More...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Today, Florida is the most populous state in the South besides Texas and the fourth most populous in the U.S. The USS Florida was named in honor of the state.
The basic structure, duties, function, and operations of the Government of the State of Florida are defined and established by the Florida Constitution, which also establishes the basic law of the state and guarantees various rights and freedoms of the people.
Florida public schools have consistently ranked in the bottom 25% of many national surveys and average test score rankings.
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 Miami - Wikitravel
Miami [1] is the commercial center of Florida, USA and is located in the southern part of the state on the Atlantic ocean.
The Miami area is home to many beautiful beaches, such as world-famous South Beach in nearby Miami Beach, and a fun and lively night life.
Most of South Beach (Ocean Drive, Collins, etc.) are frequented by tourists at all hours, even until dawn, and are safe to peruse, as are the 'hot spot' areas of Coconut Grove.
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 Miami   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It is the second largest city in Florida and the county seat (and largest city) of Miami-Dade County.
According to the 2000 census the city of Miami had a population of 362,470 while the larger metropolitan area had a population over 5 million.
Miami, like the rest of South Florida, has a warm, humid subtropical climate year-round, with occasional cold fronts during the winter.
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 Bimini fishing charter, Bimini fishing, Miami fishing, Miami fishing charters, Miami fishing guide, Miami kite fishing, ...
is a Miami area guide who charters from a 34' Sea Vee open-fisherman – a great platform for all the types of light-tackle fishing South Florida has to offer.
The south Florida/Miami metropolitan area is a testament to the vitality of the nutrient rich Gulfstream.
Although it's one of the most heavily fished areas in the world, it still produces quality gamefish with great variety and consistency.
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 Airliners.net Photos: Northwest Airlines Airbus A319-114
Landmarks: South Beach, Port of Miami, Key Biscayne, Government Cut (main entry into port) and the assorted islands in Biscayne bay.
The South Florida metropolitan area is an informal name for the Miami—Fort Lauderdale—Palm Beach area.
It encompasses a 3 county area of the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida, including Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County.
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 Native Sun Resort NEWS, Pompano Beach, Florida
Hurricane Wilma's southeast eyewall passed the greater Key West area in the lower Florida Keys in the early morning hours of October 24, 2005.
At this point, the storm's eye was approximately 35 miles (56 kilometres) in diameter, and the north end of the eye wall crossed into the south and central section of Palm Beach County as the system cut a diagonal swath across the southern portion of the Florida peninsula.
The center of the eye was directly over the South Florida Metropolitan Area at 10:30 a.m.
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 Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is a city located on the coast in southeast Florida.
It is part of the South Florida metropolitan area which the U.S. Census bureau estimates has a population in excess of 5.4 million people.
The Hammerheads are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the Florida Marlins, and the Cardinals are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.
www.citytowninfo.com /places/florida/fort-lauderdale   (973 words)

  
 West Palm Beach, Florida
The South Florida metropolitan area, where West Palm Beach is in among the northernmost cities, has a population of over 5.4 million, making it the sixth largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Winters are cooler than the area’s humid summers, but temperatures during the winter months occasionally go down to the 30s.
In fact, the area is also well-known for its baseball spring training facilities.
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 Fort Lauderdale Florida City Vacation Travel Guide Tourism Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It is also sometimes known as "Ft. Liqourdale" as the city is known for its many bars, clubs and overall party atmosphere, especially during the spring break season.
Police for their part have kept problems to a minimum, and the scene is nowhere near the anarchy of the 1970s and 1980s crowds.
Ft. Lauderdale Beach The downtown area, especially around Las Olas Boulevard, has seen dramatic growth in the past decade, and now hosts many new hotels and high-rise condominium developments.
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 UrbanPlanet.org > South Florida development index
Welcome to the Projects and Construction Index for Miami and the South Florida metropolitan area at UrbanPlanet.org.
South Florida, especially Miami, is experiencing one of the most explosive growth periods in its history.
Hemmed in by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Everglades on the west, land across South Florida has become scarce, leaving less opportunities to build outward rather build upward.
www.urbanplanet.org /forums/lofiversion/index.php/t10014.html   (676 words)

  
 Master of Social Work, Miami, Florida - Life at Barry University
With its mix of Spanish-style architecture and abundance of tropical trees and plants, Barry’s Miami Shores campus gives you a quiet space apart from the fast pace of city life.
When class and studies are done, you’ll be happy to find a wide choice of activities on campus and in the South Florida Metropolitan area.
South Florida and the Barry community will engage you with people from various cultures and with different perspectives.
www.barry.edu /msw/lifeAtBarry   (468 words)

  
 South Florida Projects & Construction - UrbanPlanet.org
Welcome to the Projects and Construction thread for Miami and the South Florida metropolitan area at UrbanPlanet.org.
Please feel free to scroll through the list of projects that we are following throughout South Florida.
If you know the name of specific project you are looking for and would like help finding it, an index is available to simplify your search.
www.urbanplanet.org /forums/index.php?showtopic=10017   (308 words)

  
 Guru Productions of Florida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Founded in September of 2004, Guru Productions of Florida is a vehicle through which the creative visions of its principal member, Marcus Chambers, are realized.
Originally based in the Northwest Florida city of Crestview, Guru Productions relocated in early 2005 to the South Florida metropolitan area, and now operates in the city of Ft. Lauderdale.
Guru Productions will continue to work both independently and in conjunction with other production houses, studios, financeers and distributors to further refine their art of filmmaking and to bring entertainment to those who need it.
gurufl.net /about.php   (169 words)

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