20 Interesting Facts About Hialeah

Facts About Hialeah, fl

Facts About Hialeah

  1. Hialeah was Incorporation as a city on September 10th, 1925.
  2. The city’s name is most commonly attributed to Muskogee origin, “Haiyakpo” (prairie) and “hili” (pretty) combining “Hialeah” to mean “pretty prairie”.
  3. The total area of Hialeah is 19.7 square miles, of which 19.2 square miles of it is land and 0.5 square miles of it is water.
  4. The estimated population of Hialeah is 220,490, as of 2021, making Hialeah the second largest city by population in the Miami metropolitan area.
  5. The city is notable for its high Hispanic proportion, which at 94.0%, is the second-highest proportion of Hispanic Americans out of any community in the United States outside of Puerto Rico
  6. The City of Hialeah is home to three tennis centres, five public swimming pools and aquatic centres, and more than 14 public parks totalling more than 100 acres combined.
  7. Elephants have the same status as cars in Hialeah; they are treated as vehicles and if tied to a parking meter, will be charged the fee for it.
  8. Hialeah is located at 25°51′38″N 80°17′38″W (25.860474, –80.293971).
  9. The city of Hialeah is a significant commercial centre in Miami-Dade County.
  10. “All Ways Lead to Hialeah” was one of the city’s first slogans. At the time, Glenn Curtiss and James Bright could not have imagined the important link in the transportation chain provided by Hialeah’s location.
  11. The University of Florida College of Dentistry operates the Hialeah Dental Clinic.
  12. Some of our nation’s greatest have their roots in Hialeah such as knuckleball pitcher Charlie Hough; fastball pitcher Alex Fernandez; outfielder John Cangelosi; pro-football player Vince Kendrick; space shuttle Columbia astronaut Ken Mattingly; and popular vocalists K.C. of K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Terry Desario, and John Secada
  13. Hialeah is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
  14. The Hialeah Park horse-racing track opened in 1925 and became famous for its elaborate landscaping and flamingos.
  15. n Hialeah, the summers are long, hot, oppressive, wet, and mostly cloudy and the winters are short, comfortable, humid, windy, and mostly clear. the temperature typically varies from 16°C to 32°C and is rarely below 9°C or above 33°C.
  16. Hialeah is the sixth-largest city in Florida.
  17. The area of Hialeah was originally inhabited by Tequesta and later by Seminole Indians.
  18. Hialeah is served by the Miami Metrorail at Okeechobee, Hialeah, and Tri-Rail/Metrorail Transfer stations.
  19. The average elevation of Hialeah is 2.13 m above sea level. Minimum elevation: -1 m & Maximum elevation: 18 m.
  20. Hialeah has the highest percentage of Cuban and Cuban American residents of any city in the United States, at 73.37% of the population, making them a typical and prominent feature of the city’s culture.


Facts About Hialeah, fl
Facts About Hialeah, fl