Hillsboro Beach was established in 1925 with the first early settlers. In 1939, Hillsboro Beach was unofficially incorporated. It was officially incorporated in 1947 and became known as the Town of Hillsboro Beach. The Town of Hillsboro Beach has a population of 1,981 as of the census in 2010.
There is one main road in town, which is also referred to as “Hillsboro Mile”,which is also known as A1A or Ocean Boulevard in other areas in Florida. This road measure approximately 3.2 miles. It is also known as Millionaires Mile by the local community, since it home to many very expensive mansions.