• Hollywood not its own city, it is located in Los Angeles

  • Hollywood's age, racial, and cultural diversity represent America at large

  • Twenty-seven percent of Hollywood's residents are 55 or older; thirteen percent are 45 to 54; and thirty-one percent are 25 to 44. Hispanics make up seventeen percent; African Americans thirteen percent; Whites sixty-eight percent; and Asian Americans two percent of the population.

  • Hollywood was founded by John Wesley Young

  • The city was devastated by the September 18, 1926 hurricane

  • Hollywood Memorial Hospital opened in February, 1953

  • In 1958, the Diplomat Hotel opened, providing temporary residence to many celebrities, entertainers, and dignitaries

  • The Seminole Indian Reservation, a politically independent entity, is within the corporate limits of the city

  • Hollywood is a built-out city

  • Hollywood Beach was named one of the "Best Beaches for Families" by Fodor's Travel Guides in 2009.

  • Hollywood is home to many French Canadians who winter in the City, especially along the beach