Plantation is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. As of July 2006 the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 86,138. It is part of the South Florida metropolitan area, which is home to 5,463,857 people.
The city’s name comes from the prior owner of the land, the Everglades Plantation Company. The official motto of Plantation is “The Grass is Greener.” Plantation also suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Wilma on October 24, 2005.
Plantation City Hall was the backdrop for part of the film, There’s Something About Mary. Mary’s childhood home was also filmed a few miles from City Hall. Plantation Golf Course is the site of the famous Caddyshack pool scene.