Plantation is a city located in Broward County, Florida. The city is home to 84,955 residents, according to the 2010 United States Census. The city lies 8 miles west of Fort Lauderdale. The name of this city comes from the previous owner of this land, the Everglades Plantation Company. The official motto of Plantation is "The Grass Is Greener." For the past 28 years Plantation has been named "Tree City USA". As you can imagine they have lots and lots of trees, which make the town absolutely gorgeous and filled with life.