Group Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
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Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
Physical Description: 6 v. : ; 39 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Florida State Advertising Commission
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Publication Date: 1948-1949?]
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General Note: Issued separately for Florida cities in cooperation with local chambers of commerce and varied agencies.
General Note: In loose-leaf binders.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00075576
Volume ID: VID00050
Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 001689269
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DAVIE, FLORIDA


Broward County



Part A---General Information


1. Location


Davie is on the Lowrer East Coast of Florida, 10 miles
Lauderdale and 22 miles north of Miami. The Atlantic
east of Davie. The maximum elevation is from 5 to 10


southwest of Fort
Ocean is 7 miles
feet.


2. Transportation


Florida Highway 7 passes 1 mile to the east of Davie.
enter Davie. There is no rail service into Davie and
except local. There are two local airports; however,
cial air transportation is not available.


Only county roads
no bus service
scheduled commer-


3. Population

Brovard County had a population of 50,442 in 1945. The Davie Chamber of
Commerce estimated the population of Davie was 750 in March 1949.

4. Climate

(Based on U.S. Weather Bureau observations at Fort Lauderdale for a
28-year period.)


Normal
Temperature


Normal
Rainfall


Normal
Temperature


68.6
68.6
70.4
73.8
77.0
79.9


3.09
1.84
3.11
5.03
5..92
8.03


July
Augjust
September
October
November
December
Annual


81.5
82.0
81.1
78.1
72.5
69.1
75.2


5.55
5.95
8.27
11.21
3.98
2.21
64.19


5. Histor-

When the original drainage canals were made in 1912, a few settlers started
pioneering on or near the canal banks. After the canals were completed, a
few families who worked on the Panama Canal, and who also worked on the local
canals, decided to settle here. hlli.- named the settlement "Zona" in honor of
the Panama Canal. Sore of those persons wore of Spanish decent, and the
Spanish language is still used in many homes here.

About 1916, a developer by the name of Davie subdivided the area and sold the
land to buyers throughout the North. He named the area Davie.

6. Major Sources of Income


Several thousand acres of citrus are under cultivation.
of soL. grass has taken a leading role. There are large
the area. Much of the income is from small farms.


Lately, production
cattle ranches in.


Part B--Recreation and Entertainment

1. Scial Events

An annual Orange Festival is held late in February. Large rodeos are held
annually on July 4, November 11, and during Orange Festival.


January
February
March
April
Nay
June


Normal
Rainfall











2. Athletic Events

None.

3. Tourist Clubs

None.

4. Recreational Clubs

None.

5. Civic Organizations


DAVIE, FLORIDA


American Legion, Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis Club and Womants Club.

6. Organized Entertainment

Local events only.

7. Recreational Facilities

A large community building is open to the public for dances, parties and
meetings. Playgrounds for children are available.

8. Hunting

Dove, quail and door are found in the area surrounding Davie. Most of the
land in this section is open to hunters. There are no hunting lodges or
guides.

9. Fishing

Canals in and through town afford excellent fresh water fishing. This is
the main fresh water fishing area in Broward County. There are no fishing
lodges or camps,

10. Churches

Methodist


Part C--Accommodations


1. Hotels

None,

2. Tourist Courts.

None.

3. Guest Homes

Huss Apartments

4. Trailer Courts

None.

5. Eating Places


Paults Restaurant and Walt and Lill's Acres.


Further information on Davie can be obtained from:

Mr. Kenneth King
Davie Kiwanis Club
R. F. D. No. 1
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

(Prepared March 1949)
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