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Oakland Park is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. Originally named Floranada (a portmanteau of Florida and Canada), the town was forced into bankruptcy after the hurricane of 1926. When the town reincorporated, residents chose the name Oakland Park. As of the 2010 census, the population was 41,363, mainly due to annexation of North Andrews Gardens and Twin Lakes South. It is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was home to 5,564,635 people at the 2010 census.
Oakland Park is located at 26°10′35″N 80°8′40″W / 26.17639°N 80.14444°W / 26.17639; -80.14444 (26.176362, -80.144509). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.9 square miles (18 km). 6.30 square miles (16 km) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (2 km) of it (8.70%) is water.
Oakland Park is bisected by the Florida East Coast Railway, which runs parallel to Dixie Highway through the city’s downtown. The City of Oakland Park has…

Oakland Park FL Skateboard Lessons!

Discover Skateboarding in a Two Week-Long Course

Skateboarding is a leisure activity, a work of art, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been molded and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the ages. A 2002 report by American Sports Data discovered that there are 18.5 million skate boarders in the world. 85 percent…