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Margate, FL

Margate, FL

Margate, FL

Moving to Margate, FL

Where is Margate? It’s located in Broward County, Florida (just 4 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean), and is only 25 minutes north of Fort Lauderdale taking FL-814/W Atlantic Boulevard and I-95 S. If a move to Margate is in your plans you may be interested to know that it is part of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area, with an encompassing population of 5,564,635 people. Margate has much to offer its residents, and with a population of around 53,285 it has just enough connection to the big-city life to make it exciting, and just enough friendly citizens to make it comfortable. Welcome to Margate, we think you’ll like it here!

The weather in Margate. The weather in Margate is typically tropical for Florida. Residents and visitors enjoy mild winters and hot summers. Average temperatures range in the mid-60s during the winter months and the lower 80’s-90’s in the summer months. Say goodbye to snow if you’re moving to Margate, it’s nonexistent! Rain, on the other hand, reaches about 59 inches annually, with the most falling in June at eight inches.

Getting around in Margate. Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Miami International Airport are both within 30 miles of the Margate city center, as well as five Amtrak stations that link to Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Delray Beach, Hollywood, and Miami. 82% of Margate residents drive to work and in general; taking Florida’s Turnpike/Ronald Reagan Turnpike, Miami is just 40 minutes from the city by car and Hollywood just 30 minutes. Tamarac is only 15 minutes taking Southgate Boulevard.

Playing in Margate. The weekend brings several fun opportunities for residents of Margate. Those willing can make the trip to one of the nearby bigger cities, which promise tons of shopping, dining, and all-around entertainment. Otherwise, the beach is just a short drive away, and for those residents looking to stay in town there are more than 17 parks in the city alone, offering public swimming pools, sport courts and fields, pavilions for gatherings, various community centers, picnic and fishing sites, boat launching ramps, playgrounds, and exercise trails among them all. The Katz/Weisinger Center features multi-purpose rooms, as well as Zumba and yoga classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Dining in Margate. It’s dinnertime, and if you live in Margate you’re never at a loss for quality dining choices. Many rave reviewers have called Saigon Cuisine the best pho in south Florida. Enjoy lunch or dinner and a full bar at Saigon, as well as a huge menu priced moderately—try the grilled pork or the spring rolls! La Granja Restaurant is the ultimate Peruvian restaurant in Margate. One truly can’t go wrong with the quantity and quality of the cuisine at such an affordable price—try the steak and sauces! Finally, there’s Pasta And…, an Italian restaurant that lets you finish the sentence. The unsuspecting façade of the restaurant does not give in to the premier food quality waiting behind the double doors. Try the traditional lasagna!

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The service center for Margate, FL is located in Miami, FL.

Information about Margate, FL

Est. Population: 54475
County: Broward
Latitude: 26.2333
Longitude: -80.2167
Zip Codes: 33063