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Encyclopedia > Palm Beach County, Florida
Palm Beach County, Florida
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Location in the state of Florida
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Founded April 30, 1909
Seat West Palm Beach
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

6,181 km² (2,386 mi²)
5,113 km² (1,974 mi²)
1,068 km² (412 mi²), 17.27%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

1,131,184
221/km² 
Website: www.co.palm-beach.fl.us
Named for: Palm Beach, Florida

Palm Beach County is a county located in the state of Florida. As of 2000, the population was 1,131,184. As of 2006, the county had a population of 1,287,987 according to the University of Florida, Bureau of Economic and Business Research[1]. The county is the third most populous in the state of Florida and the twenty ninth most populous in the United States. Its county seat is West Palm Beach.6 Image File history File links Palm_Beach_County_Seal. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Florida_highlighting_Palm_Beach_County. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_FL.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Florida ... is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Nickname: Location in Palm Beach County and the state of Florida. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Being largely seasonal, downtown Palm Beachs streets are virtually vacant in the summer. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... A state is a political association with effective dominion over a geographic area. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Nickname: Location in Palm Beach County and the state of Florida. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


Palm Beach County is one of three counties that comprise the South Florida metropolitan area. The Miami Urbanized Area stretches along the Atlantic Coast for most of the length of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach Metropolitan Area, but is confined to a relatively narrow area between the coast and the Everglades. ...

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History

Palm Beach County was created in 1909. It was named for its first settled community, Palm Beach, in turn named for the palm trees and beaches in the area. The County was carved out of what was then the northern half of Dade County. The southern half of Palm Beach County was subsequently carved out to create the northern portion of Broward County in 1915. Henry Flagler was instrumental in the county's development in the early 1900s with the extension of the Florida East Coast Railway through the county from Jacksonville to Key West. Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Being largely seasonal, downtown Palm Beachs streets are virtually vacant in the summer. ... Genera Many; see list of Arecaceae genera Arecaceae (also known as Palmae or Palmaceae), the palm family, is a family of flowering plants, belonging to the monocot order Arecales. ... Ninety Mile Beach Australia. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Henry Morrison Flagler (January 2, 1830 – May 20, 1913) was a United States tycoon, real estate promoter, railroad developer and Rockefeller partner. ... // Public flight demonstration of an airplane by Alberto Santos-Dumont in Paris, November 12, 1906. ... The Florida East Coast Railway (AAR reporting marks FEC) is a Class II railroad operating in the U.S. state of Florida; in the past, it has been a Class I railroad. ... Nickname: Motto: Where Florida Begins Location in the state of Florida Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Duval Government  - Mayor John Peyton (R) Area  - City  885 sq mi (2,264. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Monroe Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Morgan McPherson Area  - City  7. ...


It was one of the counties at the center of the 2000 U.S. Presidential election recount controversy, and ended up turning the state in favor of George W. Bush by 537 votes. Map The U.S. presidential election of 2000 took place on Election Day, Tuesday, November 7. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ...


Palm Beach County, specifically the city of Boca Raton, was the site of the first of the 2001 anthrax attacks. Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Palm Beach Founded 1925 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Steven L. Abrams Area  - City  29. ... The 2001 anthrax attacks in the United States, also known as Amerithrax from its FBI case name, occurred over the course of several weeks beginning on September 18, 2001 (a week after the September 11, 2001 attacks). ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 6,181 km² (2,386 mi²). 5,113 km² (1,974 mi²) of it is land (making it the largest Florida county by area) and 1,068 km² (412 mi²) of it is water, much of it in the Atlantic Ocean and Lake Okeechobee. The total area is 17.27% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Lake Okeechobee from space, September 1988 View of Lake Okeechobee from Pahokee. ...


The boundaries of area code 561 exactly match the county's. Originally, it was part of area code 305, and later area code 407. Area code 561 is an area code in Florida, which went into effect on May 13, 1996. ... Area code 305 is the default area code in Florida for all of Miami-Dade County and for the Florida Keys, including Miami and Key West. ... The 407 area code formerly covered large portions of central and south Florida. ...


Adjacent Counties

Martin County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Hendry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Okeechobee County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Glades County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ...

Crime

In 2000, crime in Palm Beach County was as follows (2006 report indicates that robbery in Palm Beach County was up 20%): 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Crime Number
Total 72,211
Murder 85
Rape 428
Robbery 2,369
Aggravated Assault 5,288
Burglary 14,770
Larceny - theft 41,801
Motor vehicle thefts 7,239
Population 1,097,962
Coverage indicator 100%

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1910 5,577
1920 18,654 234.5%
1930 51,781 177.6%
1940 79,989 54.5%
1950 114,688 43.4%
1960 228,106 98.9%
1970 348,753 52.9%
1980 576,863 65.4%
1990 863,518 49.7%
2000 1,131,184 31.0%

As of the census² of 2000, there were 1,131,184 people, 474,175 households, and 303,946 families residing in the county. The population density was 221/km² (573/mi²). Approximately 41% of Palm Beach County's population is unincorporated population. There were 556,428 housing units at an average density of 109/km² (282/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 69.05% White, 29.80% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 1.51% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.98% from other races, and 2.38% from two or more races. 18.44% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 9.7% were of Italian, 9.2% German, 8.3% Irish, 7.9% American, 6.5% English and 5.2% West Indian ancestry according to Census 2000. The Thirteenth United States Census was taken in 1910. ... The Fourteenth United States Census was taken in 1920. ... The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twetieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,542,199, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... In United States law, a region of land is unincorporated if it is not a part of any municipality. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... Languages English Religions Christianity (Anglicanism, Roman Catholicism and other minority denominations), and other faiths. ... The Caribbean or the West Indies is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea. ... The United States 2000 Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


There were 474,175 households out of which 24.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.80% were married couples living together, 9.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.90% were non-families. 29.20% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 2.89. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 21.30% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 27.00% from 25 to 44, 22.00% from 45 to 64, and 23.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 93.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.50 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $45,062, and the median income for a family was $53,701. Males had a median income of $36,931 versus $28,674 for females. The per capita income for the county was $28,801. About 6.90% of families and 9.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.30% of those under age 18 and 6.60% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


The median home price in Palm Beach County as of September, 2006 is $380,900.[1] This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Languages

As of 2000, speakers of English as a primary language accounted for 78.36% of all residents, while 11.9% spoke Spanish, 2.8% were French Creole speakers, and 1.1% spoke French as their mother language. In total, 21.63% of the population spoke languages other than English at home.[2] The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... A French creole, more properly French-based creole language, is a creole language with substantial influence from the French language. ... First language (native language, mother tongue, or vernacular) is the language a person learns first. ...


Borders

Palm Beach County borders Martin County to the North, the Atlantic Ocean to the East, Broward County to the South, Hendry County to the West, and Lake Okeechobee to the Northwest. Martin County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Hendry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Lake Okeechobee from space, September 1988 View of Lake Okeechobee from Pahokee. ...


Municipalities and census-designated places

Incorporated

Map of incorporated cities.
Map of incorporated cities.
  1. City of Pahokee
  2. City of Belle Glade
  3. City of South Bay
  4. Village of Tequesta
  5. Town of Jupiter Inlet Colony
  6. Town of Jupiter
  7. Town of Juno Beach
  8. City of Palm Beach Gardens
  9. Village of North Palm Beach
  10. Town of Lake Park
  11. City of Riviera Beach
  12. Town of Palm Beach Shores
  13. Town of Mangonia Park
  14. Town of Palm Beach
  15. City of West Palm Beach
  16. Town of Haverhill
  17. Town of Glen Ridge
  18. Town of Cloud Lake
  19. Village of Palm Springs
  20. Town of Lake Clarke Shores
  21. Village of Royal Palm Beach
  22. Village of Wellington
  23. City of Greenacres
  24. City of Atlantis
  25. City of Lake Worth
  26. Town of South Palm Beach
  27. Town of Lantana
  28. Town of Manalapan
  29. Town of Hypoluxo
  30. City of Boynton Beach
  31. Town of Ocean Ridge
  32. Village of Golf
  33. Town of Briny Breezes
  34. Town of Gulf Stream
  35. City of Delray Beach
  36. Town of Highland Beach
  37. City of Boca Raton
  38. Town of Loxahatchee Groves

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Pahokee is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Belle Glade is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida on the southeastern shore of Lake Okeechobee. ... South Bay is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Tequesta is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Jupiter Inlet Colony is a town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ... Jupiter is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Juno Beach is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Palm Beach Gardens is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... The Village of North Palm Beach North Palm Beach is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Lake Park is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... A Riviera Beach sign Riviera Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, U.S.A. which was incorporated September 29, 1922. ... Palm Beach Shores is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Mangonia Park is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Being largely seasonal, downtown Palm Beachs streets are virtually vacant in the summer. ... Nickname: Location in Palm Beach County and the state of Florida. ... Haverhill is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Glen Ridge is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Cloud Lake is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Palm Springs is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Lake Clarke Shores is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Royal Palm Beach is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Wellington is a village in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ... Greenacres is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Atlantis is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Location of Lake Worth, in Palm Beach County, Florida Lake Worth is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, named after a lake who takes its name from General William J. Worth, who led U.S. forces during the Second Seminole War. ... South Palm Beach is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Lantana is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Manalapan is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Hypoluxo is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Boynton Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ... Ocean Ridge is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Golf is a village in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ... Briny Breezes is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Gulf Stream is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... The Delray School, built in 1913, now houses the Cornell Museum, part of Old School Square in Delray Beach. ... Highland Beach is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Palm Beach Founded 1925 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Steven L. Abrams Area  - City  29. ... Location of Loxahatchee Groves in Palm Beach County Loxahatchee Groves, Florida is a town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ...

Unincorporated census-designated places

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

Education

All of Palm Beach County is served by the School District of Palm Beach County. As of 2006, it was the 4th largest school district in Florida and the 11th largest school district in the United States. As of August, 2006, the district operated 164 schools, including 25 high schools, and, as of July 22, 2006 had an additional 33 charter schools, with seven more scheduled to open in August, 2006.[3] Newsweek listed three Palm Beach County high schools in the top 50 schools in the list 1200 Top U.S. Schools - Atlantic Community High School, Suncoast High School and the Alexander Dreyfoos School of the Arts, all public magnet schools. [4] The School District of Palm Beach County is the eleventh largest public school district in the United States, and the fourth largest school district in Florida. ... This is a list of the largest school districts in the United States by enrollment, as of 2001-2002. ... is the 203rd day of the year (204th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In the United States, a charter school is a school that is created via a legal charter. ... Atlantic Community High School is a public high school located in Delray Beach, Florida. ... Name Suncoast Community High School Principal Dr. Gloria Crutchfield Address 600 West 28th Street Town Riviera Beach, FL 33404 Established 1955 Community Lower-income suburban Type Public secondary, magnet program Religion Secular Students Coeducational Grades 9 to 12 Accreditation Southern Association of College and Schools Florida State Department of Education... Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. ... In the U.S. system of education, a magnet school is a public school which offers innovative courses, specialized training, etc. ...


Colleges/Universities

Located in Palm Beach County, Florida, Palm Beach Community College (PBCC) enrolls over 48,000 students in more than 100 programs of study including associate of arts and associate of science degree programs and short-term certificates. ... Florida Atlantic University, also commonly referred to as FAU or Florida Atlantic, is a public coeducational research university located in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. The university has six additional partner campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, Port St. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Lynn University (LU) is a private, non-profit university in Boca Raton, Florida, founded in 1962. ...

Sports

The Palm Beach Imperials are an American Basketball Association 2006 expansion franchise. The Palm Beach Imperials are an American Basketball Association (ABA) team in Palm Beach, Florida. ... The American Basketball Association (ABA) is a mens basketball league founded in 1999. ...


The Jupiter Hammerheads are a Single-A affiliate of the Florida Marlins and the Palm Beach Cardinals are a Single-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. Both teams play their games at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, FL. The Jupiter Hammerheads are a minor league baseball team based in Jupiter, Florida. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) East Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 42 Name Florida Marlins (1993–present) Ballpark Dolphin Stadium (1993–present) a. ... The Palm Beach Cardinals are a minor league baseball team based in Palm Beach County, Florida, USA. The team, which plays in the Florida State League, is the High-A affiliate of the St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... Roger Dean Stadium is a baseball field located in Jupiter, Florida. ... Jupiter is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ...


Currently, the St. Louis Cardinals and Florida Marlins conduct their spring training at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter. Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) East Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 42 Name Florida Marlins (1993–present) Ballpark Dolphin Stadium (1993–present) a. ... Roger Dean Stadium is a baseball field located in Jupiter, Florida. ...


Prior to the construction of Roger Dean Stadium, the Montreal Expos and Atlanta Braves held their spring training at Municipal Stadium in West Palm Beach. The West Palm Beach Expos, a Single-A affiliate of the Montreal Expos, also played their games there. The Montreal Expos (French: Les Expos de Montréal) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 until 2004. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3, 21, 35, 41, 42, 44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... Municipal Stadium can refer to Municipal Stadium (Baltimore) not be confused with Memorial Stadium (Baltimore) Bartlesville Municipal Stadium in Oklahoma Cleveland Stadium also known as Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri John F. Kennedy Stadium originially Philadelphia Municipal Stadium Municipal Stadium in Waterbury, Connecticut Municipal Stadium in Hagarstown... The Montreal Expos (French: Les Expos de Montréal) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 until 2004. ...


Points of interest

The American Orchid Society Visitor Center and Botanical Garden (3. ... Lion Country Safari is a drive-through safari park located in Loxahatchee (near Wellington), in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is a center for Japanese arts and culture located in Delray Beach, Florida. ... The Roji-en Japanese Gardens (16 acres), also known as the George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Gardens, are Japanese gardens and botanical gardens located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, Florida. ... Mounts Botanical Garden (14 acres) is a botanical garden located at 531 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA. It is Palm Beach Countys oldest and largest public garden, and open to the public seven days a week. ... The Roji-en Japanese Gardens (16 acres), also known as the George D. and Harriet W. Cornell Gardens, are Japanese gardens and botanical gardens located at 4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, Florida. ...

References

  1. ^ Home sales continue plunge (2006-11-21). Retrieved on 2006-12-05.
  2. ^ Modern Language Association Data Results of Palm Beach County
  3. ^ School District of Palm Beach County "Just the Facts" 2006-2007 - retrieved August 11, 2006
  4. ^ The Complete List: 1,200 Top U.S. Schools - Newsweek America's Best High Schools - retrieved December 9, 2006

Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 343rd day of the year (344th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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100,000 - 200,000 Fort Lauderdale | Pembroke Pines | Hollywood | Coral Springs | West Palm Beach | Miramar | Miami Gardens | Pompano Beach
50,000 - 100,000 Sunrise | Miami Beach | Boca Raton | Plantation | Davie | Kendall | Deerfield Beach | Boynton Beach | Delray Beach | Weston | Fountainbleau | Lauderhill | Tamarac | North Miami | Kendale Lakes | Wellington | Margate | Tamiami | Jupiter
10,000 - 50,000 Aventura | Belle Glade | Boca Del Mar | Brownsville | Coconut Creek | Cooper City | Coral Gables | Coral Terrace | Country Club | Country Walk | Dania Beach | Doral | Gladeview | Glenvar Heights | Greenacres | Hallandale Beach | Hamptons at Boca Raton | Homestead | Ives Estates | Kendall West | Key Biscayne | Kings Point | Lake Worth | Lake Worth Corridor | Lauderdale Lakes | Leisure City | Lighthouse Point | Miami Lakes | Miami Springs | North Lauderdale | North Palm Beach | Oakland Park |Olympia Heights | Opa-Locka | Ojus | Palm Beach Gardens | Palmetto Bay | Palm Springs |Palmetto Estates | Parkland | Pinecrest | Pinewood | Princeton | Richmond West | Riviera Beach | Royal Palm Beach | Sandalfoot Cove | South Miami | South Miami Heights | Sunny Isles Beach | Sunset | Sweetwater | The Crossings | The Hammocks | University Park | West Little River | Westchester | West Park, Florida | Westwood Lakes | Wilton Manors
Sports Florida Marlins (baseball) | Miami Heat (basketball) | Miami Dolphins (football) | Florida Panthers (ice hockey)
Airports Miami International Airport (Miami-Dade) | Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport (Miami-Dade) | Opa-locka Airport (Miami-Dade) | Homestead General Aviation Airport (Miami-Dade) |

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (Broward) | Palm Beach International Airport (Palm Beach) | Boca Raton Airport (Palm Beach) | Palm Beach County Park Airport (Palm Beach) Image File history File links Flag_of_Florida. ... The Miami Urbanized Area stretches along the Atlantic Coast for most of the length of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach Metropolitan Area, but is confined to a relatively narrow area between the coast and the Everglades. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... For other uses, see Miami (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Location in Miami-Dade County and the state of Florida. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Established 27 March 1911 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Jim Naugle Area  - City  36. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Broward Established 1960 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Frank C. Ortis Area  - City  34. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Established 28 November 1925 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Mara Giulianti Area  - City  30. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Broward Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Scott J. Brook Area  - City  24. ... Nickname: Location in Palm Beach County and the state of Florida. ... Miramar is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Location of Miami Gardens in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Location of Pompano Beach in Broward County, Florida. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Palm Beach Founded 1925 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Steven L. Abrams Area  - City  29. ... Plantation is a city in Broward County, Florida in the United States. ... Davie is a town located in Broward County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 75,720. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Deerfield Beach is a city located in Broward County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 64,583. ... Boynton Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ... The Delray School, built in 1913, now houses the Cornell Museum, part of Old School Square in Delray Beach. ... ]]Location of Weston, Broward County, Florida]] Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Incorporated (city) 1996 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Eric M. Hersh  - City Manager John R. Flint Area [1]  - City  26. ... Fountainbleau is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Lauderhill is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Location of Tamarac in Broward County in State of Florida Tamarac is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... North Miami is a city located in northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Kendale Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Wellington is a village in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. ... Location of Margate, Broward County, Florida Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Incorporated (town) May 1955 Incorporated (city) 22 June 1961 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor David McLean  - City Manager Francis J. Porcella Area [1]  - City  8. ... Tamiami is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Jupiter is a town located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida. ... Belle Glade is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida on the southeastern shore of Lake Okeechobee. ... Boca Del Mar is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Brownsville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Location of Coconut Creek in Broward County in State of Florida Coconut Creek is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Founded 1959 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Debby Eisinger Area  - City  6. ... The City Beautiful Location of Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Coral Terrace is an unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Country Club is a census-designated place and an unincorporated suburban community located in northwest Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Country Walk is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Dania Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Location in Miami-Dade and the state of Florida. ... Gladeview is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Glenvar Heights is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Greenacres is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Hallandale Beach is a city in Miami-Dade, Florida, United States. ... Hamptons at Boca Raton is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Miami-Dade Established 1913 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Roscoe Warren Area  - City  14. ... Ives Estates is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... West Kendall is a census-designated place and an unincorporated suburban community located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Map of Key Biscayne Key Biscayne is a village located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Kings Point is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Location of Lake Worth, in Palm Beach County, Florida Lake Worth is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, named after a lake who takes its name from General William J. Worth, who led U.S. forces during the Second Seminole War. ... Lake Worth Corridor is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Location of Lauderdale Lakes in Broward County in State of Florida Lauderdale Lakes is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. ... Leisure City is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Lighthouse Point is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Miami Lakes is a former census-designated place and incorporated town located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Miami Springs is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... North Lauderdale is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... The Village of North Palm Beach North Palm Beach is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Oakland Park is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Olympia Heights is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Opa-locka City Hall Photo: Marc Averette Opa-locka is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Ojus is a census-designated place and formerly incorporated town in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Palm Beach Gardens is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Palmetto Bay is a incorporated village located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Palm Springs is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Palmetto Estates is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Location of Parkland in Broward County in State of Florida Parkland is a city in Broward County, Florida where zoning laws are designed to protect the parklike character of the city. ... External link: Official Municipal Government site Pinecrest is a village located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Pinewood is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Princeton is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Richmond West is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... A Riviera Beach sign Riviera Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, U.S.A. which was incorporated September 29, 1922. ... Royal Palm Beach is a village located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Sandalfoot Cove is a census-designated place located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... South Miami is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... South Miami Heights is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Sunny Isles Beach is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Sunset is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Sweetwater is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... The Crossings is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... The Hammocks is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... University Park is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, so named because it houses the main campus of Florida International University. ... West Little River is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Westchester is an unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... West Park is a city in Broward County, Florida. ... Westwood Lakes is a census-designated place located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... Wilton Manors is a city located in Broward County, Florida. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) East Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5, 42 Name Florida Marlins (1993–present) Ballpark Dolphin Stadium (1993–present) a. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... City Miami Gardens, Florida Other nicknames The Fins Team colors Aqua, Coral, White and Navy Head Coach Cam Cameron Owner H. Wayne Huizenga General manager Randy Mueller Mascot T.D. League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966-1969) Eastern Division (1966-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference... The Florida Panthers are a professional ice hockey team based in the Ft. ... Destinations with direct service from Miami Miami International Airport (IATA: MIA, ICAO: KMIA, FAA LID: MIA) is a public airport located eight miles (13 km) northwest of the central business district of Miami, in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... County slogan: Delivering Excellence Every Day Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Miami, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,297 km² (2,431 mi²) 1,257 km² (485 mi²) 19. ... Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport (IATA airport code TMB, ICAO airport code KTMB) is a general aviation airport located 13 miles or 21km southwest of Miami, Florida. ... County slogan: Delivering Excellence Every Day Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Miami, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,297 km² (2,431 mi²) 1,257 km² (485 mi²) 19. ... Opa-Locka Airport (IATA: OPF, ICAO: KOPF) is a general aviation airport located in Opa-Locka, Florida and 12 miles northwest of Miami, Florida. ... County slogan: Delivering Excellence Every Day Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Miami, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,297 km² (2,431 mi²) 1,257 km² (485 mi²) 19. ... County slogan: Delivering Excellence Every Day Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Miami, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,297 km² (2,431 mi²) 1,257 km² (485 mi²) 19. ... FAA diagram of FLL “FLL” redirects here. ... Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat Fort Lauderdale, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 3,418 km² (1,320 Population  - Total (2000)  - Density   1,623,018 520/km² (1,346/mi²) Time zone Eastern: UTC_5 Latitude Longitude 26°728 N 80°1458 W External link: Official... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat West Palm Beach, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,181 km² (2,386 mi²) 1,068 km² (412 mi²) 17. ... Boca Raton Airport (IATA: BCT, ICAO: KBCT) is a general aviation airport located in the City of Boca Raton, Florida. ... Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat West Palm Beach, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,181 km² (2,386 mi²) 1,068 km² (412 mi²) 17. ... Palm Beach County Park Airport (IATA: LNA, ICAO: KLNA) is a general aviation airport located in Lantana, Florida, 6 miles south of West Palm Beach, Florida. ... Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat West Palm Beach, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,181 km² (2,386 mi²) 1,068 km² (412 mi²) 17. ...

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