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Welcome to Palm Beach County, Florida
Founded: April 30, 1909
Named for Palm Beach, Florida
County Seat: West Palm Beach
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Palm Beach County is the largest county in the state of Florida in total area,
and third in population. Its largest city and county seat is West Palm Beach.
With wealthy coastal towns such as Palm Beach, Jupiter, Manalapan, and Boca Raton within its limits, as well as
equestrian mecca Wellington and golfing haven Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach County is Florida's wealthiest county.
The County was carved out of what was then the northern portion of Dade County, comprising part of the areas now
occupied by Okeechobee and Broward counties, part of Martin and all of Palm Beach county, initially including all
of Lake Okeechobee. The southernmost part of Palm Beach County was separated to create the northern portion of
Broward County in 1915, the northwestern portion became part of Okeechobee County 1917 and southern Martin County
was created from northernmost Palm Beach County in 1925. About three-quarters of Lake Okeechobee was removed from
Palm Beach County in 1963 and divided up among Glades, Hendry, Martin and
Okeechobee counties (source:
Atlantis * Belle Glade * Boca Raton * Boynton Beach * Briny Breezes * Cloud Lake
* Delray Beach * Glen Ridge
Golf * Greenacres * Gulf Stream * Haverhill * Highland Beach * Hypoluxo * Juno Beach * Jupiter * Jupiter Inlet
Lake Clarke Shores * Lake Park * Lake Worth * Lantana * Loxahatchee Groves *
Manalapan * Mangonia Park
North Palm Beach * Ocean Ridge * Pahokee * Palm Beach * Palm Beach Gardens * Palm
Palm Springs * Riviera Beach * Royal Palm Beach * South Bay * South Palm Beach * Tequesta * Wellington *
West Palm Beach
Recent Website Updates:
Jan 2017: Marriage Announcement for AYMARD - McGILL, LAWRENCE - FARR. Obituaries for BOATWRIGHT, BROPHY, CHASE, CLARK, CLEVELAND, DES LAURIERS, FRANKS, GEYER, HAWKINS, HENDRICKS, IVEY, JARVINEN, LANGSTON, LOMBARDO, LUCAS, NOBLES, PARKINS, RANSOM, RASHLEY, SANDS, SANDERS, STRICKLAND, SUTLIFF, TEIDT, TELLMAN, WHITMAN
Faber Obit, Lois Bileau, AIKIN, PHILLIPS, METCALFE, ROOT, SCHABINGER, STERLING obits added