Hallandale, FL is situated in the southern region of the state on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The city has a population of approximately 32,000 year-round residents and is located in Broward County. It is conveniently located on Route 1 and 17 miles north of Miami. People looking for Hallandale apartments for rent will find a city with a small town feel and all kinds of fun in the sun for families.
Hallandale was settled in the late 1800s when the Florida East Coast Railway was extended to the area. At the time, the area was swampy and had a gray, sandy soil. It was settled by a Swedish immigrant, Luther Halland, for whom the town was named after. He grew the community by promoting the frost-free climate and cheap land. The town was slow to grow but attracted farmers first.
Hallandale today attracts many people and businesses looking for amenities of a big town but the feel of a small town. Many people work in larger nearby cities, but Hallandale offers employment opportunities, too. Its most important industries are construction, food services, and real estate.
People with apartments in Hallandale enjoy close proximity to three hospitals within 10 miles, several nearby Amtrak stations, and institutes of higher education, including the University of Miami and Nova Southeastern University. Residents also have many options for shopping, from small boutiques to outdoor malls, dining, and recreational activities that hold something for everyone.
Hallandale is the perfect place for families to feel as if they're on vacation year-round. The city offers the Hallandale Beach Symphonic Pops Orchestra, Mardi Gras Racetrack and Gaming Center, golf courses, and other cultural experiences.
Hallandale is also in close proximity to Miami and roughly 12 miles south of Fort Lauderdale. Residents can travel to these cities to enjoy easy access to airports, professional sports teams, museums, and the Everglades.
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