US Facts       Footsteps of History       It Happened Here      
Mottos, Slogans and Nicknames       Noted Notables


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For
Palm Beach County, Florida


Page Contents for Lantana, Florida

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items


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).


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.
Return to Index

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.
Return to Index

The incorporation of Lantana




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

Contribute information for this community or any other community on the Key To TheCity website

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! Soon!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search