Cooper City is located in Broward County, Florida a short driving distance from Fort Lauderdale and Miami. It is close to the Aventura mega mall and the Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Founded in 1959, Cooper City was rated as one of the top 10 towns for families by Family Circle magazine. Cooper City is bounded by Pembroke Pines to the South, Hollywood and Davie to the East, and Southwest Ranches to the West. The largest and most desirable single family residences can be found in Embassy Lakes with a wide range of housing prices. Cooper City has an area of 8.34 square miles. Brian Piccolo Park is a popular attraction in the city. The city has a reputation of being called "Someplace Special".