Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County is located in Southeast Florida bordering the Atlantic Ocean and Broward, Martin and Hendry Counties. 

Palm Beach County was established in 1909 from a portion of Dade County and was named for the coconut palms that lines the Atlantic ocean beach. 

Palm Beach County Florida Image Map
Population - 2000
1,131,191
Population - 2010
1,320,134
Population - 2015 Est
1,378,417
Land Area (sq mi)
1,970
Water Area (sq mi)
413
Total Area (sq mi)
2,383
Average Rainfall
60
Temperature - Average High
82
Temperature - Average Low
67

AUTEC stands for the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center. This facility has limited access on the main location in the Bahamas and it's support center in West Palm Beach is an office structure only with no general public access. 

AUTEC

FAU Stadium is home to the Florida Atlantic University college football team, located in Boca Raton, Florida. It also hosts the Major League Lacrosse Team, the Florida Launch. 

John D. MacArthur State Park is a Florida State Park located on Singer Island in North Palm Beach. In the 1970s, businessman John D. MacArthur donated 348 acres for the construction of the park, which was first opened to the public in 1989. MacArthur Park is a natural barrier island that provides refuge for several endangered plant and animal species, mainly because it features a rare mixture of coastal areas, along with two distinct types of tropical forests: hardwood hammock and mangrove. Many species of birds and rare turtles can be found here. This also makes MacArthur State Park popular for all types of water sport enthusiasts.

Palm Beach County School District is a top performing school district where 10 schools have earned Newsweek’s Best High Schools in America 2013. The school district is also the eleventh largest in the nation and the fifth largest in the state of Florida. There are 185 schools in the Palm Beach County, serving more than 183,000 students.These students speak over 150 languages and dialects, and come from a multitude of diverse backgrounds.

Rapids Water Park is a water park in Palm Beach, Florida that includes a wave pool, thirty-five water slides, including dual seven-story speed slides, and a quarter mile lazy river.

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center was originally founded in 1983 as the Children's Museum of Juno Beach formed by longtime turtle activist Eleanor Fletcher aka "The Turtle Lady". This non-profit education and ocean conservation facility includes exhibits, educational programs, and is dedicated to protecting Sea Turtles. 

The mission of the the Loggerhead Marinelife Center is to promote conservation of ocean ecosystems with a special focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. The facility houses a variety of exhibits, live sea turtles and other coastal creatures. Exhibits include a massive prehistoric Archelon sea turtle replica, salt water aquaria and displays of local wildlife, as well as educational displays about South Florida’s marine environment.

Lynn University is a small college in Boca Raton, Florida. It has 6 colleges and nearly 100 areas of study in Bachelor, Masters, and Doctorate degrees.

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is a performing arts venue in Jupiter. It is Florida's largest professional award-winning not-for-profit theatre.

At Manatee Lagoon, located in South Florida, manatee season starts November 15th. The center is dedicated to educating the public about manatees and Lake Worth Lagoon with hands on activities, art classes, exhibits and observation areas to view the Florida Manatees in their natural habitat. 

The McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary is home to over 200 rescued reptiles, birds, primates, and big cats. 

The grilled cheese sandwich - an American classic! The Melted Madness food truck gets creative with grilled cheese that is a favorite of adults and children.

 

Meyer Academy is a state-of-the-art Jewish community day school for Kindergarten through 8thgrade students. 

Mizner Park is a beautifully landscaped outdoor shopping center that gives you a perfect environment for your day out. Catch a movie at the iPic Theaters, a premium movie theater that offers so much more than your average theater, or have dinner at one of the many delicious restaurants. 

The MNM Theatre Company does four musicals per season. They do classic musicals, new musicals that are out now, and they make their own musicals. 

Mission is to inspire a love of learning in our graduates that will help them face future challenges and opportunities with success.

Palm Beach Atlantic University is an interdenominational Christian college in West Palm Beach. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs in liberal arts and religion through a biblical lens.

The Palm Beach County Library System has 17 branches. 2 are in Boca Raton; 2 are in West Palm Beach; and Greenacres, Boynton Beach, Pahokee, Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington, Lake Worth, South Bay, Tequesta, Jupiter, Belle Glade, Royal Palm Beach, Delray Beach, and Loxahatchee each have 1. The Main Library is in West Palm Beach. The library system also has a bookmobile that brings books to other locations around the county.

Palm Beach County gives its visitors a diverse array of ways to spend their time outdoors. The Okeeheelee Park plays host to unique equestrian events, while various parks offer fun radio controlled courses and inviting amphitheaters to offer options which few other counties can match.

The Palm Springs Public Library is part of the Palm Beach County Library Cooperative. Any residents within the cooperative cities are eligible for a free library card.

At Pine Crest School, our utmost priority is to provide our students with an education rooted in academic excellence and complemented by outstanding athletics and arts. 

Pizza, wings, calzones, and much more are served by Pizza Zilla. They service many locations in South Florida for public and private events. Just email them to book!

Port of Palm Beach located in Southeast Florida's East Coast, is the fourth busiest container port of Florida’s 14 deepwater ports and is the 18th busiest container port in the United States. 

All beef, smoked turkey, and even veggie hotdogs are served at the PS561 food truck. Customers can choose from their signature topping combinations or create their own.

The Riviera Beach Public Library is part of the Palm Beach County Library Cooperative. Library cards are available for anyone within the county.

A non-profit, independent, co-educational school for grades JK - 12, Saint Andrew's School is both a private day and boarding school located in Boca Raton, educating the best students from across Palm Beach County, Florida, the United States, and throughout the world in the Episcopal tradition.

Saint Joseph’s Private Episcopal School is creating an open, diverse, contemplative environment in which students receive a demanding and challenging education in academics, arts, athletics, spirituality, ethics, and etiquette. We embrace children and families of all religious backgrounds in our safe, caring, and secure community of West Palm Beach. 

Enjoy luxurious, creamy ice cream from Sloan's as you stroll through the Pineapple Art District.

Specializing in organic and pesticide free farming, this winery has non-alcoholic beverages available as well that are crafted as the wine that is being served here. 

The Science Center revolves around a simple premise: science is exciting! This science center is for all ages. Its features include a planetarium, large aquariums, interactive exhibits, and programs based on science and technology. 

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

St. Mark's School is a co-educational day school providing an exceptional academic program for children in PK2 through eighth grade.

With pride and care, Subculture Coffee crafts the highest quality coffee in the Pineapple Grove Art District.

The most delicious dessert truck delivering an amazing experience to their customers. They provide the tastiest desserts made with Love.

Sweet Cravings NY

Taco Fresh is a premier authentic Mexican restaurant and food truck serving Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and South Florida. Taco Fresh serves delicious tacos and burritos at affordable prices. That same idea extends to the corporate and private events that they cater throughout South Florida. 

A premier PK3 - Grade 12 independent, coeducational day school that provides a challenging college preparatory education to a diverse student body in a structured, nurturing community environment.

The Dinner Detective is a comedy mystery dinner show currently showing in 4 cities across Florida: Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. It shows in hotels in those cities, giving families a delicious meal as well as a mystery to solve in which they may became the lead suspect.

The Gardens Mall is a large mall in Palm Beach Gardens. It features over 150 high end stores as well as all kinds of amenities, award winning architecture, and fine art to make your shopping experience the best it can be. 

Embracing lifelong learning beyond the mere acquisition of knowledge, we prepare students to analyze situations, make decisions, solve problems, and communicate effectively in a dynamic world.  The Greene School is dedicated to cultivating the unique nature and potential of each student and is committed to building a school community predicated on kindness and compassion.

This Mediterranean style shopping center has many upscale shopping options. It is also home to CMX Cinemas and Live 360°, an interactive program that offers tons of classes and workshops in many different areas. 

Find lots of high end shopping at the Town Center at Boca Raton. It is a top luxury shopping destination with lots of great options to help you find everything on your list. You'll also find tons of great dining so you can relax and grab a bite when your shopping day ends.

Try-N-Escape is an entertainment center located in Boca Raton, FL. They offer three different and very challenging escape rooms, and they are praised for being frustratingly exciting. You have sixty minutes to escape the room following clues, unlocking puzzles, and beating the codes. It is a great exercise for team building, and though challenging, it is suitable for all ages to join!

Private, independent school for ages 2 thru 8th grade, located in Delray Beach, Florida. Our school combines academic excellence with fine arts and music education, athletics/physical education and character development. This results in well-rounded students prepared for competitive high school and college environments.

We are a unique school that unleashes the full potential of gifted children in early education through 8th grade. We offer individualized education where students advance at their own pace.

Boca Home Schoolers, Inc. is a home education support group with a special interest in upholding Christian beliefs. Anyone home schooling as follows is invited to join. Full Membership: legally homeschooling at least one child. Pre-School Membership: have at least one pre-school child who they anticipate homeschooling.

This group is dedicated to the Christian Homeschool Support of the Western Communities in Palm Beach County, FL. This group primarily serves residents of Loxahatchee, Royal Palm Beach, Wellington and Palm Beach Gardens, but all are welcome to join. 

Inclusive nonprofit homeschool cooperative support group serving Palm Beach County area homeschoolers in grades 6-9. 

Christian family support group for homeschoolers who home educate in North Broward and South Palm Beach Counties. 

Homeschooling South Florida is a Yahoo Group designed for homeschooling kids (and their moms/dads) from the Palm Beaches, Broward County, and Dade County. Members on this board are open to discuss homeschooling issues such as curriculum selection, unschooling, the pros and cons (when mom/dad becomes overwhelmed), offer advice to new homeschoolers and share articles found concerning homeschooling issues.

A Judeo-Christrian homeschool support group designed to build friendships, encourage volunteerism, and develop socialization geared for children age 9 and up. We recently have added Pre-Pact, geared toward ages 8 and under.  

We are an active, inclusive and social support group for homeschooling mothers of school-age children. All members are encouraged to plan and participate in many fun and enriching activities including playdates, field trips, study sessions and more. We strive to have fun while we educate our children and make friends for ourselves. 

Inclusive volunteer-run homeschool support group open to local Palm Beach County, Florida homeschoolers regardless of beliefs, ethnicity, or homeschooling style. Our focus is on homeschooling with an aim to provide friendly support with social and educational opportunities for all. 

Parents Educating Children's mission is to support and encourage its member parents who are engaged in a home education program, as well as those considering homeschooling as an academic option. Our philosophy is founded on traditional, Biblical, Judeo-Christian values.

This group is for unschooling families in Palm Beach County, Florida. Unschoolers do not follow ANY curriculum, therefore this is not the place to discuss curriculum! Forming a group of like-minded individuals that can meet to socialize and empower one another is what this list is all about. We wish to extend our welcome to not only unschoolers, but to those who might be tempted to try unschooling as well as families sharing "attachment parenting" philosophies. To most of us here unschooling is merely a continuation of this parenting style.