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  • NAME OF TOWN: Palm Beach
  • POPULATION:172,389
  • COUNTY: Palm Beach County
  • KNOWN FOR:
    • Beaches
    • Restaurants
    • Arts
    • Social Scenes
    • Tourism
    • Yachting
    • Luxury Lifestyle

Introduction

 

History

Palm Beach was established as a resort by Henry Morrison Flagler who made the Atlantic coast barrier island accessible via his Florida East Coast Railway. The nucleus of the community was established by Flagler’s two luxury resort hotels, the Royal Poinciana Hotel and The Breakers Hotel.

Geography

Palm Beach is the easternmost town in Florida, located on a 16-mile (26 km) long barrier island.

Palm Beach is 10 square miles with 60% of it being WATER!

Jupiter to the north / Lake Worth and Fort Lauderdale to the south

Climate

Palm Beach has a tropical rainforest climate

 

 

Information to flush out on a city

  • Beaches
  • Great Restaurants
  • Hot Spots
  • Art Galleries
  • Things to do
  • Where to Stay
  • Where the music is at
  • Events
  • Salons
  • The best places to shop
    • Bass Pro
    • Scuba Store
    • Clothing
    • Jewelry
    • Shoes
  • Attractions
  • Unique organizations
  • Any other unique strengths
  • Local Websites & Event/Magazine publications
    • http://www.palmbeachillustrated.com/
    • https://www.palmbeachermagazine.com
    • http://www.townofpalmbeach.com – official Palm Beach site
  • Celebrities
    • Donald Trump (Country Club)
    • Serena Williams (Tennis)
    • John Lennon (Music)
    • Vera Wang (Fashion)
    • Howard Stern (Radio)
    • Butch Trucks (Founding Member of Allman Bros)
    • Rod Stewart (Singer)