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Lantana
Palm Beach County, Florida

ZipCodes
33462




Page Contents for Lantana, Florida

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Lantana is approximately 10,498 2005, 10423 2010.
The approximate number of families is 4,374 1990, 4210 2010.
The amount of land area in Lantana is 5.913 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Lantana is 2.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.636 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lantana to Washington DC is 868 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 371 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lantana is positioned 26.58 degrees north of the equator and 80.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Lantana elevation is 10 feet above sea level.
Lantana median income is $ 35,645 2000.
The Lantana median home price is $ 87,100 2000.

Location

in eastern Florida about four miles from Boynton Beach. Other nearby communities include Hypoluxo, South Palm Beach, Manalapan, Lake Worth, Seminole Manor, Atlantis and Lake Worth Corridor.
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History & History Related Items

The M.B. Lyman Family arrived here in 1888 and founded the town. They started several businesses including a post office of which Mr. Lyman was the postmaster. As the postmaster, he was able to name the town, which he did - Lantana Point. This was for the wild Lantan plant in the area. Later, the Point was dropped from the name.
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The incorporation of Lantana

1921


Lantana

Miscellany

The population of Lantan was:
1990 - 8,392
2000 - 9,437
2005 - 10,498

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