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Dania
Broward County, Florida

ZipCodes
33004

Motto
The Antique Capital of the South



Page Contents for Dania, Florida

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Dania is approximately 13,024 1990.
The approximate number of families is 7,699 1990.
The amount of land area in Dania is 13.329 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.571 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dania to Washington DC is 905 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 395 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dania is positioned 26.05 degrees north of the equator and 80.14 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

just south of the Dania/Ft. Lauderdale International Airport - less than an hour from either Palm Beach or Miami.
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History & History Related Items

A.C. Frost in came to the area in late 1898. By 1902, he had settled in the area which would become Dania. He is considered to be the founder of the community. At that time, most of the people in the area were Danes who had moved from the Chicago area of Illinois. The first name for the community was Modello after the Model Land Company which operated here, but the name had to be changed when they found another place near Miami which had the same name. The new name chosen was Dania after the early settlers ancestry. Dania was known for its tomato farms and packing houses at the turn of the 20th century. Incorporation came for Dania in 1904.

The name for this town was changed from Dania to Dania Beach in 2002
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The settling of Dania

1902

The incorporation of Dania

1904


Attractions

Lots of good information about Danie may be found on this page

Graves Museum of Archaeology and Museum of Natural History
481 South Federal Hwy
Dania FL 33004
Phone: 954-925-7770
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Dania City Government

City of Dania Beach
100 W. Dania Beach Blvd.
Dania Beach, FL 33004
Phone: 954-924-3600

Dania Chamber

Broward County Chamber of Commerce
3045 North Federal Hwy. Suite 60
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
Office Phone: 954 565-5750
Fax: 954 566-3398
Email

Dania Organizations

Broward County Chamber of Commerce
3045 North Federal Hwy. Suite 60
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
Office Phone: 954 565-5750
Fax: 954 566-3398
Email

Dania Schools

Broward County Public Schools
Community Relations Office
600 Southeast Third Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Telephone: 754-321-0000

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