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Pompano Beach(pŏm`pənō), city (1990 pop. 72,411), Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast and the Intracoastal WaterwayIntracoastal Waterway,
c.3,000 mi (4,827 km) long, partly natural, partly artificial, providing sheltered passage for commercial and leisure boats along the U.S. Atlantic coast from Boston, Mass. to Key West, S Fla., and along the Gulf of Mexico coast from Apalachee Bay, NW Fla.
..... Click the link for more information. ; inc. 1908. It is a resort city with ocean beaches, excellent fishing, and a harness-racing track. Manufactures include precision and electronic equipment and various technological supplies. Pompano Beach has many miles of small canals that are lined with homes. A U.S. Coast Guard station is there. Of interest are a lighthouse, built in 1906, and Native American mounds.
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