Palm Beach County, Florida

Boca Raton FL (2)Palm Beach County is located in the southeastern part of Florida between Martin and Broward Counties. Created in April of 1909 the county is named after all the palm trees and beaches in the area. Palm Beach County includes 1,974.11 square miles of land and 412.22 square miles of water. The population of Palm Beach County was 1,320,134 according to the 2010 U.S. Census

The county seat of Palm Beach County is the city of West Palm Beach, FL which is a very popular tourist destination. The population of West Palm Beach is around 102,000 people. West Palm Beach is the oldest municipality in Florida. It was incorporated in 1894.

Palm Beach County is the largest county in Florida and is also Florida’s wealthiest county. There are several preserves and natural areas in the county. Some of these are; Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, Jupiter Ridge Natural Area, Frenchman's Forest Natural Area, Sweetbay Natural Area, and Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area. Some area points of interest are Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, Lion County Safari, South Florida Science Museum, and Palm Beach Zoo at Dreher Park

Palm Beach County (9)

Palm Beach County is bordered by Martin County FL to the North, the Atlantic Ocean to the East, Hendry County FL and Glades County FL to the West, and Broward County FL to the South.

 

MUNICIPALITIES OF PALM BEACH COUNTY


Cities in Palm Beach County

Atlantis, Belle Glade, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Greenacres, Lake Worth, Pahokee, Palm Beach Gardens, Riviera Beach, South Bay, and West Palm Beach

Towns in Palm Beach County

Briny Breezes, Cloud Lake, Glen Ridge, Gulf Stream, Haverhill, Highland Beach, Hypoluxo, Juno Beach, Jupiter, Jupiter Inlet Colony, Lake Clarke Shores, Lake Park, Lantana, Loxahatchee Groves, Manalapan, Mangonia Park, Ocean Ridge, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Shores, and South Palm Beach

Villages of Palm Beach County

Golf, North Palm Beach, Palm Springs, Royal Palm Beach, Tequesta, and Wellington

UNINCORPORATED CENSUS-DESIGNATED PLACES IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

Belle Glade Camp, Boca Del Mar, Boca Pointe, Canal Point, Century Village, Cypress Lakes, Dunes Road, Fremd Village-Padgett Island, Golden Lakes, Gun Club Estates, Hamptons at Boca Raton, High Point, Juno Ridge, Kings Point, Lake Belvedere Estates, Lake Harbor, Lake Worth Corridor, Lakeside Green, Limestone Creek, Mission Bay, Plantation Mobile Home Park, Royal Palm Estates, Sandalfoot Cove, Schall Circle, Seminole Manor, Stacey Street, Villages of Oriole, Westgate-Belvedere Homes, and Whisper Walk

 

Historic sites in Palm Beach County listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

There are currently seventy-four historical sites in Palm Beach County listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

 

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Historic Site Name Year Added Details
Historic Administration Buildings in Palm Beach County Administration Buildings 1985 Dixie Hwy. & Camino Real, Boca Raton
Historic Aiken House in Palm Beach County Aiken House
a.k.a. Ludeman House
1992 801 Hibiscus St., Boca Raton
Historic American National Bank Building in Palm Beach County American National Bank Building
a.k.a. Commercial and Savings Bank;Morrison's Cafeteria
1997 114 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach
Historic Big Mound City in Palm Beach County Big Mound City 1973 Address Restricted, Canal Point
Historic Bingham-Blossom House in Palm Beach County Bingham-Blossom House
a.k.a. Figulus
1972 1250 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach
Historic Boca Raton Fire Engine No. 1 in Palm Beach County Boca Raton Fire Engine No. 1 2001 100 S. Ocean Blvd., Boca Raton
Historic Boca Raton Old City Hall in Palm Beach County Boca Raton Old City Hall 1980 71 N. Federal Hwy. , Boca Raton
Historic Boynton School in Palm Beach County Boynton School
a.k.a. Boynton Beach Elementary School
1994 141 E. Ocean Ave. , Boynton Beach
Historic Boynton Woman's Club in Palm Beach County Boynton Woman's Club 1979 1010 S. Federal Hwy., Boynton Beach
Historic Breakers Hotel Complex in Palm Beach County Breakers Hotel Complex 1973 S. County Rd., Palm Beach
Historic Brelsford House in Palm Beach County Brelsford House
a.k.a. The Banyans
1974 1 Lake Trail, Palm Beach
Central Park Historic District in Palm Beach County Central Park Historic District
a.k.a. Estates of south Palm Beach
1999 Roughly along FL 805 and S. Olive Ave. from Monroe Dr. to Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach
Clematis Street Historic Commercial District in Palm Beach County Clematis Street Historic Commercial District 1998 500 Blk. of Clematis St., West Palm Beach
College Park Historic District in Palm Beach County College Park Historic District
a.k.a. College Park Residential Neighborhood
2001 Roughly bounded by Maryland Dr., N. Federal Hwy., 19th Ave. N., and N. Dixie Hwy. , Lake Worth
Historic Comeau Building in Palm Beach County Comeau Building 1996 319 Clematis St., West Palm Beach
Historic Comeau House in Palm Beach County Comeau House 2000 701 Flamingo Dr. , West Palm Beach
Historic Delray Beach Schools in Palm Beach County Delray Beach Schools
a.k.a. Old School Square
1988 Blk. 68 , Delray Beach
Historic Dixie Court Hotel in Palm Beach County Dixie Court Hotel 1986 301 N. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach
Historic Eastover in Palm Beach County Eastover 2002 1100 S. Ocean Blvd. , Manalapan
El Cid Historic District in Palm Beach County El Cid Historic District 1995 Roughly bounded by Flamingo Dr., S. Flagler Dr., Dyer Rd. and S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach
Historic Evans House in Palm Beach County Evans House
a.k.a. Sandoway House Nature Center
2002 142 S. Ocean Bvd., Delray Beach
Historic Ferndix Building in Palm Beach County Ferndix Building 1999 401 Fern St., West Palm Beach
Historic First Church of Christ Scientist in Palm Beach County First Church of Christ Scientist 1998 809 S. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach
Historic Tuckahoe in Palm Beach County Flagler, Henry Morrison, House
a.k.a. Whitehall
1972 Whitehall Way, Palm Beach
Flamingo Park Historic Residential District in Palm Beach County Flamingo Park Historic Residential District 2000 Roughly bounded by Park Place, Parker Ave., Beleveder Rd., and Florida Ave., West Palm Beach
Historic Florida East Coast Railway Passenger Station in Palm Beach County Florida East Coast Railway Passenger Station
a.k.a. Boca Raton F.E.C. Railway Passenger Station
1980 Off FL 808, Boca Raton
Grandview Heights Historic District in Palm Beach County Grandview Heights Historic District
a.k.a. Grandview Heights Neighborhood
1999 Roughly bounded by Park Pl., Alabama Ave., M St., and S. Lake Ave., West Palm Beach
Historic Guaranty Building in Palm Beach County Guaranty Building 1998 120 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach
Historic Gulf Stream Hotel in Palm Beach County Gulf Stream Hotel 1983 1 Lake Ave., Lake Worth
Historic Hatch's Department Store  in Palm Beach County Hatch's Department Store 1994 301--307 Clematis St. , West Palm Beach
Historic Hibiscus Apartments in Palm Beach County Hibiscus Apartments 1984 619 Hibiscus St., West Palm Beach
Historic Old Town Commercial District in Palm Beach County Historic Old Town Commercial District
a.k.a. Downtown Lake Worth
2001 Bounded by FEC, M St., Lucerne Ave., and 1st Ave. S, Lake Worth
Historic Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Palm Beach County Holy Trinity Episcopal Church 1998 211 Trinity Place, West Palm Beach
Historic House at 1240 Cocoanut Road in Palm Beach County House at 1240 Cocoanut Road
a.k.a. Boca Raton Clubhouse
2001 1240 Cocoanut Rd., Boca Raton
Historic Hurricane of 1928 African American Mass Burial Site in Palm Beach County Hurricane of 1928 African American Mass Burial Site 2002 Jct. of 25th St. and Tamarind Ave., West Palm Beach
Historic Jupiter Inlet Historic and Archeological Site in Palm Beach County Jupiter Inlet Historic and Archeological Site 1985 Address Restricted, Jupiter
Historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse in Palm Beach County Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse 1973 Jct. of Loxahatchee River and Jupiter Sound, Jupiter
Historic Kelsey City City Hall in Palm Beach County Kelsey City City Hall
a.k.a. Lake Park Town Hall
1989 414 Lake Ave., Lake Worth
Historic Old Lake Worth City Hall in Palm Beach County Lake Worth Old City Hall 1989 414 Lake Ave., Lake Worth
Historic Lavender House in Palm Beach County Lavender House
a.k.a. Von Holst,Herman,House
1995 875 Alamanda St., Boca Raton
Historic Lofthus shipwreck in Palm Beach County Lofthus (shipwreck)
a.k.a. State Underwater Archeological Preserve, Cashmere
2004 0.75 mi. N of Boynton Inlet, 175 yards offshore, Boynton Beach
Mango Promenade Historic District in Palm Beach County Mango Promenade Historic District 1999 Roughly bounded by S. Dixie Hwy., Austin Ln., Coconut Ln., and Cranesnest Way, West Palm Beach
Mar-A-Lago National Historic Landmark in Palm Beach County Mar-A-Lago National Historic Landmark 1980 1100 S. Ocean Blvd. , Palm Beach
Historic Mickens House in Palm Beach County Mickens House 1985 801 4th St., West Palm Beach
Historic Milton--Myers American Legion Post No. 65 in Palm Beach County Milton--Myers American Legion Post No. 65 1995 263 NE. 5th Ave., Delray Beach
Northboro Park Historic District in Palm Beach County Northboro Park Historic District 2007 Bounded by 40th N, Flagler Dr., 36th St. and Broadway, West Palm Beach
Northwest Historic District in Palm Beach County Northwest Historic District
a.k.a. Northwest Neighborhood
1992 Roughly bounded by Tamarind Ave., Eleventh St., Rosemary Ave. and Third St., West Palm Beach
Historic Norton House in Palm Beach County Norton House
a.k.a. Anne Norton House and Sculpture Gardens
1990 253 Barcelona Rd. , West Palm Beach
Old Lucerne Historic Residential District in Palm Beach County Old Lucerne Historic Residential District
a.k.a. Townsite of Lucerne
2001 Roughly along N. Lakeside Dr., N. Palmway St., and N. O St., from Lake Ave. to 7th Ave. N, Lake Worth
Old Northwood Historic District in Palm Beach County Old Northwood Historic District
a.k.a. Northwest Neighborhood
1994 Roughly bounded by Broadway, N. Dixie Hwy. and 26th and 35th Sts., West Palm Beach
Old Palm Beach Junior College Building in Palm Beach County Old Palm Beach Junior College Building 1991 813 Gardenia Ave., West Palm Beach
Historic Osborne School in Palm Beach County Osborne School
a.k.a.
2003 1718 S. Douglas St., Lake Worth
Historic Pahokee High School in Palm Beach County Pahokee High School
a.k.a. Pahokee Junior Senior High School
1996 360 Main St., Pahokee
Historic Palm Beach Daily News Building in Palm Beach County Palm Beach Daily News Building 1985 204 Brazilian Ave., Palm Beach
Historic Palm Beach Hotel in Palm Beach County Palm Beach Hotel 2010 235-251 Sunrise Ave, Palm Beach
Historic Palm Beach Mercantile Company in Palm Beach County Palm Beach Mercantile Company 1994 206 Clematis St., West Palm Beach
Historic Palm Beach Town Hall in Palm Beach County Palm Beach Town Hall 2005 360 South County Rd., Palm Beach
Historic Palm Beach Winter Club in Palm Beach County Palm Beach Winter Club 1980 U.S. 1 , North Palm Beach
Historic Paramount Theatre Building in Palm Beach County Paramount Theatre Building 1973 145 N. County Rd., Palm Beach
Historic Pine Ridge Hospital in Palm Beach County Pine Ridge Hospital
a.k.a. Pine Ridge Apartments
2001 1401 Division Ave., West Palm Beach
Historic Professional Building in Palm Beach County Professional Building 1996 310 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach
Historic Rice, Clifton, House in Palm Beach County Rice, Clifton, House 1996 714 Claremore Dr., West Palm Beach
Boca Raton FL (25) Seaboard Air Line Dining Car--#6113 2001

747 S. Dixie Hwy. , Boca Raton

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Boca Raton FL (26) Seaboard Air Line Dining Car--#6603 2001

747 S. Dixie Hwy. , Boca Raton

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Historic Seaboard Airline Railroad Station in Palm Beach County Seaboard Airline Railroad Station
a.k.a. Delray Beach Railroad Station
1986 1525 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach
Historic Seaboard Coastline Railroad Passenger Station in Palm Beach County Seaboard Coastline Railroad Passenger Station 1973 Tamarind Ave. at Datura St., West Palm Beach
Historic Sundy, John and Elizabeth Shaw, House in Palm Beach County Sundy, John and Elizabeth Shaw, House 1992 106 S. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach
Historic US Post Office in Palm Beach County US Post Office
a.k.a. Main Post Office
1983 95 N. County Rd., Palm Beach
Historic Van Valkenburg, Grant House in Palm Beach County Van Valkenburg, Grant House 1999 213 Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach
Historic Via Mizner in Palm Beach County Via Mizner 1993 337--339 Worth Ave., Palm Beach
Historic Vineta Hotel in Palm Beach County Vineta Hotel
a.k.a. Palm Court Hotel
1986 363 Cocoanut Row , Palm Beach
Historic Warden House in Palm Beach County Warden House 1984 112 Seminole Ave., Palm Beach
Historic West Palm Beach National Guard Armory in Palm Beach County West Palm Beach National Guard Armory
a.k.a Palm Beach County Armory
1992 1703 S. Lake Ave. , West Palm Beach
Historic West Palm Beach Stub Canal and Turning Basin in Palm Beach County West Palm Beach Stub Canal and Turning Basin 1997 Northern 1.3 mi. of Stub Canal and turning basin, roughly bounded by Belvedere Rd. and FL 704 , West Palm Beach

There are many more important historical sites in Palm Beach County which have yet to be added to the National Register.

External Links for Palm Beach County:
www.pbcgov.com

 

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