South Florida's Own Western Frontier
Located in the heart of Broward County, Florida, the town of Davie boasts a moderate population of about 98,000 residents. Founded by a group of workers with origins from the US-owned Panama Canal Zone, the town was originally known as Zona. The name was eventually changed to Davie to honor developer Randolph Davie, who purchased several thousand acres in the area.
Today, Davie tries to maintain a Western vibe, from the significant number of horse owners to its history of cattle herding. As with much of South Florida, Davie also has a sizable Hispanic population, which contributes to a cultural smorgasbord in the area.
The Life of Luxury in Davie
Davie maintains its own Western/rural personality despite its location in the south Florida Metropolitan Area. Here in Davie, you'll be able to enjoy that unique atmosphere while still being ideally located near such major thoroughfares as the Ronald Reagan Turnpike and I-75. It's also located just minutes away from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades. Grand estate homes, gated communities, and an equestrian culture contribute to a high quality way of life in Davie.
Davie residents enjoy convenience to a variety of shopping centers, including Tower Shops, Weston Town Center, and Lakeside Town Shops. Dozens of smaller shopping hubs, anchored by grocery stores, are sprinkled throughout the area.
Davie has a smorgasbord of restaurant offerings, from casual eateries to upscale dining establishments. Access a variety of restaurants along University Drive, including Miller's Ale House, Burger 21, Quarterdeck Restaurant, Shinju, and more.
There are plenty of beautiful sights in Davie, such as Flamingo Gardens, numerous parks, and over 165 miles of trails. And for those who consider themselves NFL fans, the Miami Dolphins practice daily at Nova Southeastern University in Davie!
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Davie's Exceptional Schools
Davie has some of South Florida's best schools and hosts great South Florida educational centers, including Nova Southeastern University, Florida Atlantic University, University of Florida, and Broward College.
Davie's public School system is also well-respected throughout the area; its schools include McFatter Technical High School, Nova High School, and Western High School. There are also a number of private schools within Davie, such as The Master's Academy, Parkway Christian School, and St. Bonaventure School.
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