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Lighthouse Point

Broward County

Year Founded: 1956

History

Robert E. Bateman named his development Lighthouse Point in 1952 because it was on the Inland Waterway, near the famous Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse. Incorporated on June 13, 1956, Lighthouse Point received its new charter in June 1957 and officially became a “city.”

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