West Palm Beach Homes for Sale
The county seat of Palm Beach County is West Palm Beach Florida. It's located adjacent to Palm Beach, which is a barrier island across the Lake Worth Lagoon. It's home to about 110,000 residents and is the oldest incorporated municipality in South Florida. It's located about 68 miles north of downtown Miami but still part of the Miami Metro area. West Palm Beach was settled in the 1870s and continues to thrive and grow, especially during the 1920s Florida land boom. The population of West Palm Beach quadrupled from 1920 to 1927 and it saw another boom in the 1950s due to the return of many soldiers and airmen who had served in the vicinity during the war. Since the 1990s, developments such as City Place and historical buildings have kept the city thriving and yet steeped in its rich history. Read on below the listings to learn more about West Palm Beach Florida.
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Fun Facts about West Palm Beach
The boundaries of West Palm Beach is quite unique as it includes all of the marshy wetlands of the Grassy Waters Reserve, narrows a bit between Lakeside greens and the Rapid Waterpark and then spreads out again along the Intercoastal waterway completely incorporating Lake Mangonia. It is full of country clubs, golf courses, gated estates, and historic communities and features three access points to Palm Beach and the A1A Highway.Public Domain, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13057096
West Palm Beach is all about the festivals. From some of the largest waterfront music and arts festivals in Florida to taking hollow lien extremely seriously, West Palm Beach is a great place to enjoy local events and community festivals. We have the Palm Beach International Boat Show hosting some of the largest boat shows and yachts in South Florida and the world. And why not? Boating is a breeze here both in the ocean and along the Gulf Stream.
West Palm Beach is a big city with a little population, and even though 100,000 residents doesn't seem small, it's much smaller in places like Miami or Fort Lauderdale. Local Tip - many of the Palm Beach happy hour spots offer free drinks so be sure to check with the specials if you're visiting or wanting to become a local.
Peanut Island is a fun place to visit and hang out during the summer months. It offers a fantastic beach, camping, boat docks and access canoeing, fishing, observation deck and picnic pavilions but remember, it can only be accessed via boat.
Residents of West Palm Beach are part of the School District of Palm Beach County, the 11th largest school district in the United States. West Palm Beach boasts 15 elementary schools, eight middle schools, four high schools, multiple private schools, and three charter and multilevel schools. The Palm Beach junior college is also located in West Palm Beach Florida as is the Dreyfoos School of the Arts and a branch of the Palm Beach Atlantic University.
If you'd like more variety on housing options, access to multiple schools, and live in a more amenity-rich city, consider West Palm Beach Florida. Browse available listings on this page or simply contact our office at any time to schedule a showing, a virtual tour, or for details on any property you find in the West Palm Beach real estate market. We look forward to talking with you today.
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