About North Miami Beach
North Miami Beach is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. Originally named Fulford in 1916 after Captain William H. Fulford of the United States Coast Guard, the city was incorporated in 1917 as Fulford, but was renamed North Miami Beach in 1931. The population was 41,513 at the 2010 census. Attractions in the vicinity of North Miami Beach include a line of popular ocean beaches. Haulover Park and Haulover Beach, operated by Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation, has a well-known clothing optional beach. North Miami Beach also has an authentic Medieval Spanish monastery, the St. Bernard de Clairvaux Church. This stone building around a patio, the cloisters of the Monastery of St. Bernard de Clairvaux, was built in Sacramenia, Segovia, Spain in the 11th century. It was purchased by William Randolph Hearst in the 1910s, dismantled and shipped to the United States, and reassembled after Hearst's death in North Miami Beach in the 1950s. It is a tourism attraction and a popular spot for weddings. The city has the Judge Arthur I. Snyder Tennis Center.