Located in central Broward County at the western border of Fort Lauderdale is the unique and diverse city of Plantation, Florida. The city is home to over 86,000 inhabitants. Its name comes from the Everglades Plantation Company, the former owner of the land covering the city. If you're looking for great Plantation real estate you should talk with Teri Arbogast. She has been a real estate agent working in Broward County for years. If you are searching for the best available real estate in Plantation, you can contact Teri directly for more information or browse the listings for Broward County below.
Schools in Plantation belong to the Broward County Public Schools district. 7 elementary schools serve the city, along with 3 middle schools and 2 high schools. There are also 4 private schools available, 2 of them being Christian-affiliated. Postsecondary education can be found at Plantation's American Intercontinental University campus, Trinity International University in nearby Davie, and Bethune Cookman College in Fort Lauderdale, among others. There is also the Broward Community College, with more than one campus in the area.
There are multiple facilities in Plantation, including community centers, parks, an auditorium and others. There are 41 park sites totaling over 640 acres. Residents can also enjoy a Multicultural Garden, located in Park East. Golfers can practice their craft at one of three local golf clubs. The Plantation Golf Course is also the site of the pool scene from the film Caddyshack. Plantation is also only 6 miles away from the beautiful "Blue Wave" Beaches of Fort Lauderdale. Residents can worship at one of the many Christian churches or one of the synagogues, temples or worship halls located in Plantation.