Miami Beach is a city that's part of Miami-Dade County, Florida. Miami Beach was incorporated on March 26, 1915. Even though Miami Beach is referred to as Miami's beach, they're actually two separate cities.
The 2006 population estimate for the City of Miami Beach, Florida is 86,916.
Miami Beach's Art Deco Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. This is the largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world that includes hundreds of structure built between 1923 and 1943. The Historic District is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the East, Lenox Court on the West, 6th Street on the South and Dade Boulevard along the Collins Canal to the North.
The City Manager is responsible for providing executive level leadership, vision and guidance to the organization, providing recommendations to the City Commission and implementing policy directives in an efficient and effective manner.
Visit these sites to learn more about how our local government works: Mayor and Commission, City Manager, City Attorney and City Clerk. If you want to learn about different City Departments, check our City Directory.
According to the United State Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 48.5 km2 (18.7mi2). 18.2 km2 (7.0mi2) of it is land 30.2 km2 (11.7 mi2) of it (62.37%) is water.
Miami Beach has a tropical climate.
The 2006 population estimate for the City of Miami Beach, Florida is 86,916. You can find out more by visiting the Miami Beach Fact Sheet from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools in Miami Beach:
North Beach Elementary
South Pointe Elementary
Treasure Island Elementary
Nautilus Middle School
Miami Beach Senior High School
Star Island, Palm Island, & Hibiscus Island
Venetian Island, including Belle Isle
West Avenue/Bay Road
Miami Beach Botanical Garden
Flagler Monument Island
Versace Mansion (Casa Casuarina)
Lifeguard Towers of Miami Beach