Coral Springs, Florida
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City of Coral Springs
Downtown Coral Springs in July 2007



Motto: "Everything Under the Sun!"[N 1]
Location in Broward County and the U.S. state of Florida
Country  United States of America
State  Florida
County Logo of Broward County, Florida.svg Broward
Incorporated July 10, 1963
 • Type Commission-Manager
 • Acting Mayor and Vice Mayor Skip Campbell and Lou Cimaglia
 • Commissioners Joshua Simmons, Joy Carter, and Larry Vignola
 • City Manager Michael Goodrum
 • City Clerk Debra Dore Thomas
 • Total 23.99 sq mi (62.12 km2)
 • Land 22.86 sq mi (59.22 km2)
 • Water 1.12 sq mi (2.91 km2)
Elevation[3] 13 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 121,096
 • Estimate (2017)[4] 133,037
 • Density 5,818.62/sq mi (2,246.56/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip Codes 33065, 33067, 33071, 33073, 33075, 33076, 33077
Area code(s) 754 and 954
FIPS code 12-14400[5]
GNIS feature ID 0307614[6]

Coral Springs, officially the City of Coral Springs, is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States, approximately 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Fort Lauderdale. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 121,096.[7] It is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census.

The city, officially chartered on July 10, 1963, was master-planned and primarily developed by Coral Ridge Properties, which was acquired by Westinghouse in 1966. The city's name is derived from the company's name, and was selected after several earlier proposals had been considered and rejected.[8] Despite the name, there are no natural springs in the city; Florida's springs are found in the central and northern portions of the state.[9]

During the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s the young city grew rapidly, adding over 35,000 residents each decade. Coral Springs has notably strict building codes, which are designed to maintain the city's distinctive aesthetic appeal. The city government's effective fiscal management has maintained high bond ratings, and the city has won accolades for its overall livability, its low crime rate, and its family-friendly orientation.

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