Boca Raton, Florida

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City of Boca Raton
City
Boca Raton barrier island skyline, seen from the Boca Raton resort
Boca Raton barrier island skyline, seen from the Boca Raton resort
Official seal of City of Boca Raton
Seal
Motto(s): A City for All Seasons
Location in Palm Beach County, Florida
Location in Palm Beach County, Florida
Boca Raton is located in the US
Boca Raton
Boca Raton
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 26°22′07″N 80°06′00″W / 26.36861°N 80.10000°W / 26.36861; -80.10000Coordinates: 26°22′07″N 80°06′00″W / 26.36861°N 80.10000°W / 26.36861; -80.10000
Country United States
State Florida
CountyFlag of Palm Beach County, Florida.png Palm Beach
Settled (Boca Raton Settlement)Circa 1895[1]
IncorporatedMay 26, 1925 (1925-05-26)[1][2]
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorScott Singer [3]
 • Deputy Mayorvacant[3]
 • CouncilmembersMonica Mayotte, Andrea Levine O'Rourke and Jeremy Rodgers
 • City ManagerLeif J. Ahnell
 • City ClerkSusan S. Saxton
Area[4]
 • Total31.29 sq mi (81.05 km2)
 • Land29.32 sq mi (75.94 km2)
 • Water1.97 sq mi (5.11 km2)
Elevation13 ft (4 m)
Population (2010)[5]
 • Total84,394
 • Estimate (2016)96,114
 • Density3,277.88/sq mi (1,265.61/km2)
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s)
Area code(s)561
FIPS code12-07300
GNIS feature ID0279123[7]
Websitewww.ci.boca-raton.fl.us

Boca Raton is a city in Southern Palm Beach County, Florida. Boca Raton is has the second highest number of people in Palm Beach County. As of 2006, the city of Boca Raton had nearly 90,000 people living within the city. The southern end of the city borders Deerfield Beach in Broward County. The mayor of Boca Raton is Susan Whelchel.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum". www.bocahistory.org. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  2. "The Florida Historical Society: Boca Raton". myfloridahistory.org. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Gov. Rick Scott suspends Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie". Marci Schatzman. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  4. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 7, 2017.
  5. "American FactFinder - Results". factfinder.census.gov. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  6. "ZIP Code Lookup – Search By City". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original on September 3, 2007. Retrieved June 13, 2009.
  7. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.

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