Hillsboro Beach is a town in Broward County, Florida, United States. The town was named for the Earl of Hillsborough, who received large grants of land from the King of England while Florida was an English possession. The 3.2-mile (5.1km) strip along State Road A1A includes an exclusive stretch called "Hillsboro Mile" or "Millionaires Mile". The population was 1,875 at the 2010 census. It is part of the MiamiFort LauderdalePompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was home to 5,564,635 people at the 2010 census.