is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. The picturesque City of Coconut Creek is located in Broward County, South Florida, nestled between Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties. Coconut Creek is widely recognized as a well-planned community with a unique environmental consciousness touting an abundance of trees, waterways, attractive landscaped roads, beautiful parks, and butterfly gardens throughout the neighborhoods. This is due to the City’s progressive planning approach to creating a unique life-style for residents and businesses. Coconut Creek is the first in the State of Florida and eleventh in the country to be certified as a Community Wildlife Habitat.
As the Butterfly Capital of the World, Coconut Creek is home to the world's largest butterfly aviary, Butterfly World; with over 80 species and 5,000 individual butterflies.
The City is with approximately 50,000 residents and 1,400 businesses. Housing is primarily single-family homes, condominiums, and townhouses within professionally landscaped communities
The city took its name from the coconut trees that were planted in the area by early developers. R.E. Bateman, one of the developers, named Coconut Creek after combining the names of Miami-Dade County's village of Indian Creek, and the Miami neighborhood of Coconut Grove. According to the U.S Census estimates of 1 July2006, the city had a population of 49,890. Coconut Creek is part of the South Florida metropolitan area, which is home to 5,463,857 people.
Coconut Creek is located at (26.275010, -80.184719). The city is in northern Broward County. It is bounded by the following municipalities:
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of . of it is land and is water (2.04%).