Pompano Beach Real Estate | For Sale
Pompano Beach Real Estate has been listing as one of the top real estate markets, being featured in CNN, Money and the Wall Street Journal as one of the country’s top vacation home markets. Pompano Beach is located just north of Fort Lauderdale along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and is just over 25 square miles with three and a half miles of white sandy beaches of the Atlantic ocean. Pompano Beach was named after a fish (pompano) found in our local waterways of the Atlantic Ocean.
The first residents of Pompano Beach who arrived in 1896 were George Butler and Frank Sheene and their families. They were railway employees. The first train arrived in Pompano Beach on February 22, 1986. At that time, Pompano Beach real estate was the southern most point of the Henry Flagler railway system in Florida. The story is that Frank Sheene gave the community its name from the fish he was having for dinner. Further development of the railway system led to further development west of the Atlantic coast starting a growth of Pompano Beach real estate. Pompano Beach real estate became the southernmost settlement area and was actually part of Palm Beach County at that time. On July 3rd, 1908 Pompano Beach became a part of a newly established Dade County and in 1915, Broward County was established with a northern boundary of the Hillsboro Canal. So, within eight years, Pompano Beach was a part of three different counties. Pompano Beach real estate experienced tremendous growth during the boom of the 1920’s.
In 1947 after the population boom, the City of Pompano merged with a newly formed municipality on the beach and became the City of Pompano Beach. In 2008, Pompano Beach celebrated its centennial.
Pompano Beach Real Estate is home to some beautiful homes and condos for sale, being just north of the Fort Lauderdale area, Pompano Beach is popular for taking advantage of the the Florida lifestyle living. Pompano Beach real estate for sale is popular for vacation homes, 2nd homes for winter residences and locals alike. Pompano Beach’s northern boundary is the Hillsboro inlet with its landmark of the Hillsboro lighthouse.
Fishing, boating, scuba diving as well as some of the most changeling golf courses are found in Pompano Beach, Florida not to mention the unbelievable sea food restaurants, beach cafes and fishing pier.
For more information on the city of Pompano Beach, please see the cities official website.
City of Pompano Beach.