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
County Flag of Palm Beach County, Florida.png Palm Beach
Settled (Boca Raton Settlement) Circa 1895[1]
Incorporated May 26, 1925 (1925-05-26)[1][2]
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor Scott Singer [3]
 • Deputy Mayor vacant[4]
 • Councilmembers Monica Mayotte, Andrea Levine O'Rourke and Jeremy Rodgers
 • City Manager Leif J. Ahnell
 • City Clerk Susan S. Saxton
Area[5]
 • Total 31.29 sq mi (81.05 km2)
 • Land 29.32 sq mi (75.94 km2)
 • Water 1.97 sq mi (5.11 km2)
Elevation 13 ft (4 m)
Population (2010)[6]
 • Total 84,394
 • Estimate (2016) 96,114
 • Density 3,277.88/sq mi (1,265.61/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s)
Area code(s) 561
FIPS code 12-07300
GNIS feature ID 0279123[8]
Website www.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. "Gov. Rick Scott suspends Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie". Marci Schatzman. Retrieved April 28, 2018. 
  4. "Gov. Rick Scott suspends Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie". Marci Schatzman. Retrieved April 28, 2018. 
  5. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 7, 2017. 
  6. "American FactFinder - Results". factfinder.census.gov. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  7. "ZIP Code Lookup – Search By City". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original on September 3, 2007. Retrieved June 13, 2009. 
  8. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008. 

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