Delray Beach In the 1930s and 1940s it became a popular winter retreat for writers and artists as well. Delray Beach includes 3 miles of Atlantic Ocean beachfront. Delray Beach is considered to be part of Florida’s Gold Coast, in Palm Beach County’s southeast region.
Boynton Beach Boynton Beach was founded on September 26, 1898 when Byrd Spilman Dewey and her husband Fred S. Dewey filed the original plat in the Dade County courthouse for the Town of Boynton. The town was incorporated in 1920 as the Town of Boynton. The name “Boynton Beach” was first used by a community…
Boca Raton After New York City, Boca Raton is home to the second highest population of Holocaust survivors in the United States.
Wilton Manors, Florida In the early twentieth century the area now known as Wilton Manors was known as Colohatchee. A train stop along the Florida East Coast Railroad near the current NE 24th Street shared that name. The name Wilton Manors was coined in 1925 by Ned Willingham, a Georgia transplant and land developer. Wilton…
Weston, Florida It was established in 1996 and borders the Everglades. It’s the most western city in the county and has a current population of around 66,000. Many people jokingly call it “Westonzuela” because in recent years many Venezuelans have moved from their home country and settled in Weston.
West Park, Florida
Tamarac, Florida Incorporated in 1963, Tamarac got its unique name from the original business of its developer; a young millionaire from the Midwest named Ken Behring. … For a city name he chose Tamarac, which is “Car-A-Mat” spelled backwards.
Sunrise, Florida Originally known as Sunrise Golf Village, the city was incorporated in 1961 and changed its name to the city of Sunrise in 1971.
Southwest Ranches Southwest Ranches is a town in Broward County, Florida, United States. It is located on the eastern edge of the Everglades, 15 miles (24 km) southwest of Fort Lauderdale. It became the county’s 30th incorporated place in 2000 to avoid annexation into Pembroke Pines and to preserve its semi-rural lifestyle. Because the area…
Sea Ranch Lakes It was named after the Sea Ranch Hotel, a landmark hotel across from the gated community’s main, public road, North Ocean Drive. The “Lakes” part was added because of the residential village’s two artificial lakes. The private road leading into the village’s entrance is Gatehouse Drive.