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West Palm Beach
Palm Beach County, Florida

ZipCodes
33401, 33403, 33404, 33405, 33406, 33407, 33409, 33410, 33411, 33412, 33413, 33414, 33415, 33417, 33418




Page Contents for West Palm Beach, Florida

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of West Palm Beach is approximately 97,498 2005.
The approximate number of families is 34,971 1990.
The amount of land area in West Palm Beach is 127.759 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in West Palm Beach is 55.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 7.831 sq kilometers.
The distance from West Palm Beach to Washington DC is 858 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 360 miles. (as the crow flies)
West Palm Beach is positioned 26.74 degrees north of the equator and 80.12 degrees west of the prime meridian.
West Palm Beach elevation is 21 feet above sea level.
West Palm Beach median income is $ 36,774 2000.
The West Palm Beach median home price is $ 98,000 2000.

Location

in southeastern Florida, north of Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Other nearby communities include Palm Beach, Westgate-Belvedere Homes, Cloud Lake, Glen Ridge, Schall Circle, Mangonia Park, Lakeside Green and Gun Club Estates.
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Weather


very nice!! Here is a Weather page for west palm beach
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History & History Related Items

Back in the 1930's, many of the old cars of the day had a steel plate bolted to the front bumper which read, "Where Summer Spends the Winter."
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The incorporation of West Palm Beach

1894 - oldest municipality in Palm Beach County


Attractions

Find lots of attractions in the area at this website.

Things to Do in West Palm Beach

Golf in the West Palm Beach area and Florida

Golf Courses in Florida

Ballen Isles - 3 golf courses Ballen Isles - 3 golf courses

Florida Golf Courses

Florida Golf Guide - Florida Golf Guide

Lion County Safari
in nearby Loxahatchee on US 98/441 and SR 80.
Phone: 561
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West Palm Beach City Government

Palm Beach County Adm
301 N Olive Ave
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-4705
Phone: 561-355-2030

West Palm Beach Chamber

The Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
401 N. Flagler Dr.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-833-3711
Fax: 561-833-5582

West Palm Beach Organizations

The Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
401 N. Flagler Dr.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561-833-3711
Fax: 561-833-5582

West Palm Beach Schools

Palm Beach County School District
3300 Forest Hill Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33406-5813
Phone: 561-434-8000


The King's Academy
4215 Cherry Road
West Palm Beach, Fl 33409
Phone: 561-686-4244
K-4 through 12th Interdenominational Christian College Prep
Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
Number of Students: 1,290
Tuition:
Elementary K-4 through 6 - $ 6,370
Secondary 7-12 - $ 6,500
Special Academic Programs:
A.P., Honors, Phonics-based reading, accelerated elementary, NILD, Elementary Latin, Elementary/Secondary computers
Athletics Programs: 7-12 full program; more than 25 team sports; State championships
TKA has a 31-year history of preparing educated young people for college and leadership in life. With competitive academic teams, a nationally known fine arts program, academic/mission trips, and a caring, secure environment, students experience a rich mix of academic, spiritual, and extra-curricular programs. 98% of TKA graduates attend college. A brand new, 60-acre campus will open in 2005. West Palm Beach

Miscellany

The population of West Palm Beach was:
1990 - 67,643
2000 - 82,103
2005 - 97,498

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