Plantation, FL Homes & Condos For Sale
Plantation is a city in Broward County, Florida. As of the 2010 United States Census the population was 87,496. It is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was home to 5,546,635 people at the 2010 census.
The city’s name comes from the prior owner of the land, the Everglades Plantation Company. Plantation suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Wilma on October 24, 2005.
The city has been used as a filming location for many popular movies. The high school in There’s Something About Mary is actually Plantation City Hall, located at 400 NW 73rd Avenue and NW 5th Street. Rolling Hills Golf Course, recently renamed Grande Oaks, was the site of the famous Caddyshack pool scene.
DHL’s World Headquarters for the Americas is located in Plantation. American InterContinental University is located in the area, along with the University of Phoenix, located on North Pine Island Road. The Esperanto language institute headquarters are located in Plantation. Avianca operates a Fort Lauderdale-area sales office at 262 South University Drive in Plantation. Goodwin Biotechnology is headquartered in Plantation.
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