One of the most populated counties in the state, Palm Beach County is home to approximately 1,422,789 Florida residents. When you consider the 1,974 square miles of land and the current population, this area has a population density of 708 people per square mile.
The largest cities in this county are West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, and Boynton Beach. Palm Beach County has 38 cities, towns, and villages. Adjacent counties include Martin County to the north, Broward County to the south, and Hendry County to the west. If you look to the east, you’ll see the Atlantic Ocean. Lake Okeechobee is to the northwest.
Palm Beach County maintains fourteen guarded and two unguarded beaches for residents to enjoy. Six of the guarded beaches provide a beach surf wheelchair to those who request it from the life guard. Those beaches are Carlin Park in Jupiter, DuBois Park in Jupiter, Ocean Cay Park in Jupiter, Ocean Reef Park Riviera Beach, R.G. Kreusler Park in Palm Beach, and South Inlet Park in Boca Raton. It’s best to call ahead to make sure a chair is available and conditions are suitable.
The School District of Palm Beach County serves the students of this county. The district has 112 elementary schools, 38 middle schools, and 26 high schools that enroll approximately 183,000 students each year. Schools in this area offer classes in Chinese, Italian, French, Spanish, Latin, and American Sign Language.
Wondering about the weather in Palm Beach County? Get those sunglasses ready for the fantastic, sunny days ahead. The average high temperature is 90 degrees in August. The average low temperature is 57 degrees in January. This county gets an average of 62.41 inches of rain annually. You want to keep your umbrella handy in August and September.
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