HILLSBORO INLET

Year Established:
1907
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2016
Photo Credit:
Sharon Jones
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
NORTH SIDE HILLSBORO INLET
Latitude:
26° 15.6'
Longitude:
80° 4.9'
City / Town:
POMPANO BEACH
U.S. State:
Florida
Location County:
BROWARD
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. HILLSBORO INLET
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1907
Tower Construction Material:
IRON
Tower Foundation:
IRON PILING
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
136
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
236
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL SKELETAL W/CYLINDER
Tower Daymark:
White and Black
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1907
Keeper's Quarters Style:
DUPLEX
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD FRAME
Other Structures:
FRAME GARAGE (1907), RECREATION QUARTERS (1907), FRAME CREWS' BARRACKS (1907), GENERATOR BUILDING (1942)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
SECOND ORDER BIVALVE, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
SECOND ORDER BIVALVE, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1907
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 20, 2017