Broward County, FL
With 24 miles of sandy beaches, Broward County was formed from portions of Dade and Palm Beach. The county covers 1,323 mi² and has 1,951,260 residents, with the majority of those people residing in Fort Lauderdale. Established on April 30, 1915, the county was named for former Florida governor Napoleon Bonaparte Broward. The most pleasant months of the year for Broward County are December, February and March.
Hillsboroug County, FL
Established in 1834, Hillsborough County is located in western Florida along the Gulf Coast. With 1,266 mi², Hillsborough County has more than 158 miles of shoreline. 1,436,888 people reside within its borders, making it the third most populous county in the state. Port Tampa Bay is the largest port in the state and is the closest full service port to the Panama Canal.
Miami-Dade County, FL
Miami Dade County is located in southeastern Florida, with one-third of its 2,431 mi² being in Everglades National Park. Established in 1836, Miami-Dade County is the most populous county in the state with a reported population of 2,761,581. Miami is the county seat and largest city. The area is subtropical sees an average of 61 inches of rain and 249 sunny days per year. August is the hottest month with an average high temperature of 90°.
Orange County, FL
Orange County was established in 1845. Census data for 2018 reports 1,380,645 residents, making it Florida’s fifth most populous county. Orlando is the county seat and largest city. Climate in the area is humid and July is the hottest month, with an average high of 92.0°. Due to the many theme parks (Disneyworld, Epcot, SeaWorld, and Universal Studios), the number of daily visitors in Orange County is equivalent to the population of Atlanta.
Palm Beach County, FL
Palm Beach County is located in eastern Florida, covers 2,383 mi², and has 47 miles of shoreline. Established April 30, 1909, the county has a population of 1,485,951 - making it the second most populous county in the state. Palm Beach, the easternmost town in the state, produces 18% of the United State's sugar, with over four hundred thousand plantation acres throughout the county.