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Boynton Beach 561.641.9490
4671 S Congress Ave #100-A
Lake Worth, FL 33461
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Boynton Beach is a city in Palm Beach County. Located just north of Delray Beach and south of West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach has much to offer it 75,000 plus residents. As of 2006, it was the fifth largest school district in Florida and the twelfth largest in the United States. Because of its school system and moderately priced homes, Boynton Beach is very popular with young families as well as those looking at retirement properties.
Boynton Beach was founded on September 26, 1898 when Byrd Spilman Dewey and her husband Fred 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 that broke off from the Town of Boynton in 1931. In 1939, that community changed its name to “Ocean Ridge” while The Town of Boynton took the name “Boynton Beach” in 1941 as it remains today.
Boynton Beach has a vibrant downtown with lots to offer. Town Square in Boynton Beach is a 16-acre site in downtown Boynton Beach, just east of the I-95 Boynton Beach Boulevard exit. This project began as public/private partnership between the City of Boynton Beach and E2L Real Estate Solutions and includes the renovation of historic Boynton Beach High School into a cultural center, residential and retail spaces, a hotel, public spaces, a garage, fire station and a new city hall. This exciting project wasrecently approved by the Boynton Beach City Commission in June of 2017.
Boynton Beach’s OceanFront Park has a reputation as one of South Florida’s most beautiful beaches. Nature walks are sprinkled thought that will turn your attention from the city back to the quiet native wildlife and vegetation unique only to South Florida. Boynton Beach’s Harbor Marina offers water activities such as; Intracoastal cruises, boat rentals fishing and scuba diving. The Marina is proud to offer only non-chain restaurants and a variety of options. They hope that this helps to create a “true” small town experience.
Parks and recreation is an essential element of any healthy and vibrant community, providing individual, social and economic value. People rely on Boynton Beach’s parks, open spaces and recreation programs because of the many benefits they provide, including health and social well-being, environmental sustainability and economic development. The Recreation and Parks Department encourages individuals and groups to connect with one another, and through its parks and programs creates welcoming, diverse, open and fun spaces and environments.
Boynton Beach is dedicated to their Art in Public Places Program. The purpose is to stimulate cultural interaction, education and economic development by selecting, installing and maintaining public art.This program is funded through a one-percent public art tax. As new development occurs, public art is integrated into the architecture, infrastructure, landscape and greenways throughout Boynton Beach.