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Palm Beach,

town (1990 pop. 9,814), Palm Beach co., SE Fla., on a barrier beach between the Atlantic Ocean and Lake Worth (a lagoon); inc. 1911. It is a well-known resort of the wealthy, with many fine estates, luxurious hotels, and yachting facilities. In the winter its population expands to much larger numbers. The town was settled during the 1870s, but not until the arrival (1893) of developer Henry M. FlaglerFlagler, Henry Morrison,
1830–1913, American financier and real-estate developer, b. Hopewell, near Canandaigua, N.Y. As a youth he struck out for himself in Ohio. After trying the grain and salt business, he joined John D. Rockefeller in oil refining.
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 in Florida did Palm Beach grow rapidly. Of interest are the Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, the Cluett Memorial Gardens, and the Four Arts Gardens.
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Palm Beach


a seaside resort on the Atlantic coast of the USA (in Florida), 107 km north of Miami. Population, 9,000 (1970). Palm Beach is bounded on the west by Lake Worth. Its climate is mild, owing to the Gulf Stream. The average temperature from June to September is 26°C. The average temperature in January ranges from 16° to 21°C. Precipitation amounts to 1,320 mm per year. Winter is the main tourist season. Patients with cardiovascular and nervous disorders are treated here.

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Palm Beach

a town in SE Florida, on an island between Lake Worth (a lagoon) and the Atlantic: major resort and tourist centre. Pop.: 9759 (2003 est.)
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