Palm Beach

Palm Beach

Palm Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach county, is 1 miles SE of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center) and 65 miles N of Miami, Florida. The town is part of the West Palm Beach - Boca Raton metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 10,468 people live in Palm Beach.

Palm Beach History

One of the founders of Standard Oil, Henry Morrison Flagler, established Palm Beach as a resort town. He built 2 luxury resort hotels called the Breakers Hotel and the Royal Poinciana Hotel. He also built Whitehall - a Beaux-Arts mansion. Flagler regularly arranged a variety of entertainment events, which helped establish the reputation of Palm Beach. It was incorporated in 1911.

Palm Beach and nearby Attractions



  • Four Arts Gardens
  • Worth Avenue
  • Mar-A-Lago
  • Four Arts Gardens
  • Whitehall, the Flagler Museum


Things To Do In Palm Beach

Since it has been developed as a resort, the town of Palm Beach offers numerous activities for a wide range of interests. The most popular activities are water sports like fishing, scuba diving and sailing among others. There are many parks that offer facilities for different activities, from picnicking to biking to various other sports. Palm Beach also has an exciting nightlife.

Palm Beach Transportation

Town residents can access air travel at Palm Beach International Airport.

Palm Beach Higher Education

Palm Beach Atlantic College provides access to advance education.

Source: http://www.citytowninfo.com/places/florida/palm-be...

City of Palm Beach Website

http://www.townofpalmbeach.com/

Area Listings

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Updated: 17th January, 2019 11:27 PM.