Boca Raton, Florida
City of Boca Raton
Boca Raton barrier island skyline, seen from the Boca Raton resort
A City for All Seasons
Location in Palm Beach County, Florida
|Settled (Boca Raton Settlement)||Circa 1895|
|Incorporated||May 26, 1925|
|• Mayor||Scott Singer |
|• Deputy Mayor||vacant|
|• Councilmembers||Monica Mayotte, Andrea Levine O'Rourke and Jeremy Rodgers|
|• City Manager||Leif J. Ahnell|
|• City Clerk||Susan S. Saxton|
|• 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)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||3,277.88/sq mi (1,265.61/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0279123|
History[change | change source]
Boca Raton is a city developed mainly after the 1950s.
It 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]
- "Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum". www.bocahistory.org. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
- "The Florida Historical Society: Boca Raton". myfloridahistory.org. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
- "Gov. Rick Scott suspends Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie". Marci Schatzman. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
- "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 7, 2017.
- "American FactFinder - Results". factfinder.census.gov. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
- "ZIP Code Lookup – Search By City". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original on September 3, 2007. Retrieved June 13, 2009.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
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