Miami-Dade County, Florida

county in Florida, United States
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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.[3] 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.

Miami-Dade County
Left to right from top down: Downtown Miami; Biscayne National Park; Ocean Drive in Miami Beach; Kaseya Center; Anhinga Trail boardwalk in Everglades National Park
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Official seal of Miami-Dade County
Official logo of Miami-Dade County
"Dade County", "Dade", "Metro-Dade", "Greater Miami"
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Miami-Dade County is located in the United States
Miami-Dade County
Miami-Dade County
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 25°36′38″N 80°29′50″W / 25.61058°N 80.497099°W / 25.61058; -80.497099[1]
Country United States
State Florida
RegionSouth Florida
Metro areaMiami
FoundedJanuary 18, 1836
Named forFrancis L. Dade and Miami, derived from the Miami River, and ultimately derived from Mayaimi
County seat
and largest city
Incorporated municipalities34
 • Total2,431 sq mi (6,297 km2)
 • Land1,899 sq mi (4,918 km2)
 • Water532 sq mi (1,379 km2)  21.9%
Highest elevation20−25 ft (6–8 m)
Lowest elevation0 ft (0 m)
 • Total2,701,767
 • Rank7th in the United States
1st in Florida
 • Density1,408/sq mi (544/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
Area codes305, 786, 645
FIPS code12086
GNIS feature ID295755
GDP$155 billion[4]
Primary AirportMiami International Airport (MIA)


  1. "Counties Gazetteer" (TXT). Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  2. "Miami-Dade County High Point -".
  3. 3.0 3.1 "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.
  4. "GDP by County | U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)".

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