Celebrities including Shaquille O'Neal, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Will Smith and Julio Iglesias all have homes on Star Island, as of 2014. Star Island is a man-made island built in 1922 by the Army Corps of Engineers in South Beach, Fla.Continue Reading
The largest house on the island is owned by Phillip Frost, one of Forbes' 50 wealthiest people in the United States. The house is estimated to be worth $1.3 billion.
Star Island is completely private. There is a guard house at the entrance. Once in the gate, visitors must wait there until the guard receives a phone call from one of the residents before they can enter in a vehicle.Learn more about The South
Cuba is the island located directly south of the state of Florida. Cuba is located 90 miles south of Key West, Fla., in the Caribbean Sea. Cuba comprises a total area of 42,426 square miles. Cuba has a population of about 11 million people, as of 2014.Full Answer >
Amelia Island is located 32 miles north of Jacksonville on the north-eastern corner of the state of Florida in Nassau County. The island measures 13.5 miles in length and is approximately 4 miles at its widest. The total surface area of the island is approximately 18.2 square miles.Full Answer >
Parris Island is located in southwestern Beaufort County in the same inlet as Hilton Head in South Carolina. The Marine Corps Recruit Depot is the most famous entity on Parris Island, although the area once had a census-dedicated place that is now under the annexation of Port Royal, S.C.Full Answer >
Florida's county code for Miami is MIA. Also called the city code, it is assigned according to the IATA and UN/LOCODE system. The code is used for making reference to official airports and other specific locations.Full Answer >