Miami-Dade County, Florida
Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County and many times referred to as simply Miami or Dade) is a county in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. At the 2020 census, about 2.7 million people lived in the county. That is more than any other county in Florida. Among all United States counties, it is in seventh place. The county seat is the city of Miami.
"Dade County", "Dade", "Metro-Dade", "Greater Miami"
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|Founded||January 18, 1836|
|Named for||Francis L. Dade and Miami, derived from the Miami River, and ultimately derived from Mayaimi|
and largest city
|• Total||2,431 sq mi (6,297 km2)|
|• Land||1,899 sq mi (4,918 km2)|
|• Water||532 sq mi (1,379 km2) 21.9%|
|Highest elevation||20−25 ft (6–8 m)|
|Lowest elevation||0 ft (0 m)|
|• Rank||7th in the United States|
1st in Florida
|• Density||1,408/sq mi (544/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern Time Zone)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (Eastern Daylight Time)|
|Area codes||305, 786, 645|
|GNIS feature ID||295755|
|Primary Airport||Miami International Airport (MIA)|
- "Counties Gazetteer" (TXT). 2.census.gov. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
- "Miami-Dade County High Point - Peakbagger.com". Peakbagger.com.
- "P2: HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT ... - Census Bureau Table". P2 | HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 21 March 2023.
- "GDP by County | U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)". Bea.gov.
Other websites Edit
County departments and agencies Edit
- Miami-Dade Public Library System
- Miami-Dade Police Department
- Public Health Trust of Miami-Dade County Archived 2011-09-06 at the Wayback Machine Jackson Memorial Hospital
- Miami-Dade Aviation Department Miami International Airport
- Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department Archived 2007-12-17 at the Wayback Machine
Special districts Edit
- Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) is the 4th largest school district in the United States. The Miami-Dade School Board is a nine-member publicly elected body responsible for overseeing the administration of the (MDCPS).
- South Florida Water Management District
Judicial branch Edit
- Miami-Dade Clerk of Courts
- Miami-Dade Public Defender, 11th Judicial Circuit
- Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, 11th Judicial Circuit
- Circuit and County Court, 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida Archived 2007-12-11 at the Wayback Machine