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Deerfield Beach

Deerfield Beach

Deerfield Beach is located in Broward County, just south of the Palm Beach County line, and is part of the Miami metropolitan area. The city's history dates back to 1890 when a small settlement named Hillsborough was developed along the Hillsboro River. As the population grew to 20 by 1898, the settlement was served by its own post office and the town was named Deerfield for the deer that grazed along the Hillsboro River.

By the early 20th century, as the town's population continued to grow, the Florida East Coast Railroad constructed tracks en route to Miami bisecting Deerfield. Deerfield's early settlers were mostly farmers who grew pineapples, tomatoes, green beans, and squash and fished along the Intracoastal Waterway. Through the 1940s, Deerfield remained a largely agricultural community, but in 1939 the town's name was changed to Deerfield Beach to let tourists know it has a beach.

Deerfield Beach’s first high-rise was approved amidst controversy, in May of 1964. In February, 1966, Tiara East, just north of the fishing pier, opened for occupancy.  It was originally one of the most spectacular structures on the Gold Coast.  Floyd Grainger, Hillsboro Beach mayor, was the developer, and his financial support provided for the installation of a sewage line across the Intracoastal Waterway.

Tiara East is one of the first buildings in the state to be entirely computed by IBM, and was built using a huge 118-foot crane, which was a new type of construction at the time.  The introduction of wind-bracing where steel braces are welded between floors gave the towering building more foundation strength, and was tested during Hurricane Betsy, on September of 1965.

Deerfield Beach’s award-winning "Blue Wave" beach earned that designation from the Clean Beach Council, based on its excellent water quality, beach conditions, safety services, public information and habitat conservation policies. In addition, the city is home to Quiet Waters Park, which features campgrounds, fishing, a skate park and the longest "cable ski" courses in the nation. A hybrid of surfing, skiing and wakeboarding, cable skiing is rapidly growing in popularity, and you can try it at the park’s 2,700-foot oval course. Also found here are attractive shopping and dining opportunities.

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  • 1045 Listings For Sale
  • $211,675 Average Listing Price
  • $208 Average Listing Price per Square Foot
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  • 893 Properties Sold
  • 119 Average Days on Market
  • $113 Average Sale Price per Square Foot

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