Pompano Beach (pŏm´pənō), city (1990 pop. 72,411), Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast and the Intracoastal Waterway; 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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