Goulds is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The area was originally populated as the result of a stop on the Florida East Coast Railroad. The railroad depot was located near the current Southwest 216th Street. The community was named after its operator, Lyman Gould, who cut trees for railroad ties. The downtown area had a post office, a grocery store and an apartment building. Most of this former downtown area is now a part of the Cauley Square shops. The population was 7,453 at the 2000 census.
Goulds is located at 25°33′39″N 80°23′0″W / 25.56083°N 80.383333°W / 25.56083; -80.383333 (25.560885, -80.383353).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.7 km²), all of it land.