List of communities in Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Map of the municipalities (colored areas) and unincorporated (grey areas) communities of Miami-Dade County.

Communities in Miami-Dade County, all concentrated on the county's Eastern half, include 34 municipalities, 37 census-designated places, and 16 unincorporated communities. The county seat is Miami.

Municipalities[edit]

Miami-Dade County has nineteen cities, six towns, and nine villages. No apparent differences in government structure or population exist between these three categories, however. The communities below are numbered according to the provided image.

Skyline of Downtown Miami

Municipality populations are based on the 2010 Census.[1]

# Incorporated Community Designation Date incorporated Population
2 Aventura City November 7, 1995 35,762
7 Bal Harbour Village June 16, 1947 2,513
8 Bay Harbor Islands Town April 1947 5,628
11 Biscayne Park Village 1933 3,055
28 Coral Gables City 1925 46,780
32 Cutler Bay Town November 9, 2005 40,286
20 Doral City June 24, 2003 45,704
13 El Portal Village December 7, 1937 2,325
34 Florida City City 1914 11,245
3 Golden Beach Town 1929 919
17 Hialeah City 1925 224,669
18 Hialeah Gardens City December 1948 21,744
33 Homestead City 1913 60,512
9 Indian Creek Village 1939 86
26 Key Biscayne Village 1991 12,344
19 Medley Town 1949 838
24 Miami City July 28, 1896 413,892
25 Miami Beach City March 26, 1915 87,779
1 Miami Gardens City May 13, 2003 107,167
16 Miami Lakes Town December 5, 2000 29,361
12 Miami Shores Village January 2, 1932 10,493
21 Miami Springs City 1926 13,809
14 North Bay Village City 1945 7,137
6 North Miami City May 27, 1953 58,786
5 North Miami Beach City 1927 41,523
15 Opa-locka City 1926 15,219
31 Palmetto Bay Village September 10, 2002 23,410
30 Pinecrest Village March 12, 1996 18,223
29 South Miami City June 24, 1927 11,657
4 Sunny Isles Beach City 1997 20,832
10 Surfside Town May 18, 1935 5,744
23 Sweetwater City 1941 13,499
22 Virginia Gardens Village July 10, 1947 2,375
27 West Miami City 1947 5,965

The current unincorporated place of Islandia (#35 in the map) was formerly a city, and was unincorporated on March 16, 2012.

Census-designated places[edit]

The 2010 United States Census listed the then 37 census-designated places in Miami-Dade County. The populations listed below are based on that census. The CDP's are lettered according to the image above.

# Census-designated place Population
j Brownsville 15,313
o Coral Terrace 24,376
d Country Club 47,105
cc Country Walk 15,997
p Fisher Island 132
k Fontainebleau 59,764
i Gladeview 11,535
q Glenvar Heights 16,898
c Golden Glades 33,145
hh Goulds 10,103
ll Homestead Base 964
a Ives Estates 19,525
v Kendale Lakes 56,148
u Kendall 75,371
w Kendall West 36,154
kk Leisure City 22,655
jj Naranja 8,303
b Ojus 18,036
r Olympia Heights 13,488
e Palm Springs North 5,253
z Palmetto Estates 13,535
f Pinewood 16,520
ii Princeton 22,038
aa Richmond Heights 8,541
dd Richmond West 31,973
ff South Miami Heights 35,696
t Sunset 16,389
l Tamiami 55,271
y The Crossings 22,758
x The Hammocks 51,003
bb Three Lakes 15,047
m University Park 26,995
h West Little River 34,699
ee West Perrine 9,460
n Westchester 29,862
g Westview 9,650
s Westwood Lakes 11,838

The former CDP of Lakes by the Bay (gg in the map) is now part of the Town of Cutler Bay.

City districts and neighborhoods[edit]

District / neighborhood Municipality
Andover Miami Gardens
Biscayne Gardens Golden Glades
Bunche Park Miami Gardens
Carol City Miami Gardens
Coral Way Village Westchester
Cutler Palmetto Bay
Dadeland Kendall
East Perrine Palmetto Bay
Green-Mar Acres Kendall
Hawley Heights Kendall
Howard Kendall
Lake Lucerne Miami Gardens
Lakes by the Bay Cutler Bay
Norwood (Norland) Miami Gardens
Opa-locka North Miami Gardens
Saga Bay Cutler Bay
Scott Lake Miami Gardens
South Beach Miami Beach
West Kendall Kendall

See also[edit]

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