Miramar’s motto is “Beauty and Progress,” and a visit to this scenic city will tell you why. Miramar is located in South Florida in scenic Broward County. Miramar originally was a smallish city – roughly 2.9 square miles – and it was incorporated in 1955. Miramar was founded by one person, A.L. Mailman, who built 56 inexpensive homes to start. At the time of incorporation, Miramar had only about 200 residents. Its name comes from the Miramar district in the Cuban city of Havana.
Today, Miramar’s total area is about 31 square miles, and the population as of the 2010 census was 122,041. There were over 40,000 households. Miramar has 12 elementary schools, as well as multiple middle schools, high schools, and private schools. In higher education, Miramar has trade schools DeVry University, University of Phoenix, Strayer University, and Le Cordon Bleu, as well as Nova Southeastern University, Broward College, and Ana Mendez University. The array of options makes it a good choice for anyone pursuing a new college degree.
Miramar features resources for the outdoor enthusiast, including 22 parks within neighborhoods. To encourage community on a broader level, Miramar also has ten community parks and a regional park. Opportunities in sports including cricket, football, tennis, running, swimming, and more are available.
Miramar grows with its residents, and the city is currently planning a new Town Center, which will include a library and retail organizations housed in a stately Mediterranean-style set of buildings.
Miramar is just north of Miami-Dade County and it’s close to several beach towns and to the Atlantic Ocean. This thriving city is a solid choice for business, raising a family, or starting a career. When you choose Miramar, you choose a positive, community-focused future that’s beneficial to everyone.