North Miami

North Miami is a city located in northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, about 10 miles (16 km) north of the City of Miami. The city lies on Biscayne Bay and hosts the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University, and the North Miami campus of Johnson & Wales University. Originally the town of "Arch Creek", the area was incorporated as the "Town of Miami Shores", which was renamed the "Town of North Miami" in 1931. Then in 1953, the town was renamed the "City of North Miami."

The city is also home to the Oleta River State Park, which is the state's largest urban park.

As of 2005, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 57,654.With almost 60,000 residents, North Miami is the fourth largest City in Miami-Dade County.


For more North Miami history see the following sites:




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Natural Environment



Future Land Use Map

North Miami Boundary Map

Land Use & Growth Management

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Parks & Public Spaces

Parks & Recreation -

Parks The City of North Miami Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide range of park facilities for varied activities throughout the City: Parks with Ball Fields & Courts, Scenic & Nature Parks, Parks with Tot-lots & more and Other Parks. Some of the many activities that the community can enjoy at the parks are basketball, football, soccer, softball, in-line hockey, roller skating, racquetball, tennis and tot lot playgrounds and picnic pavilions.