Introduction to North Palm Beach, Florida
North Palm Beach, Florida, in Palm Beach county, is 7 miles N of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center) and 72 miles N of Miami, Florida. The village is conveniently located inside the West Palm Beach - Boca Raton metropolitan area. There are an estimated 12,064 people in North Palm Beach.
North Palm Beach History
North Palm Beach was built up during the mid 1950s. In 1956, the village of North Palm Beach was incorporated along with the development of a new East-West artery, Lighthouse Drive. This village was also connected to the Old Dixie Highway. Around 1958 or 1959 Walter E. Thomas, Jr. was elected as its first Mayor.
North Palm Beach and nearby Attractions
- MacArthur Beach
- Lake Worth Cove
- Lion Country Safari
- Kravis Center
- Palm Beach Gardens
- Juno Beach
Things To Do In North Palm Beach
North Palm Beach features a number of playgrounds along with several other shopping and dining options. As it is located along the Treasure Coast of Florida, you can enjoy swimming, boating, diving, fishing and picnicking in the North Palm Beach. In addition, you can also find several boutiques, designer clothing stores and two-tiered glass malls.
North Palm Beach Transportation
Palm Beach International Airport provides access to commercial air travel.
North Palm Beach Higher Education
The city is served by the Palm Beach Atlantic College (West Palm Beach).