Palm Beach, Florida

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Monday, July 30, at 1: Tuesday, July 24, at Thursday, May 4, at 1: Mother Earth Coffee and Gifts. At no point is the island wider than three-quarters of a mile 1. According to the U. Census Bureau , the town has a total area of The total area is The wet season is from May to October, when convective thunderstorms and tropical downpours are common, and weak tropical lows pass nearby.

During this period, more than half of the summer days bring occasional afternoon thunderstorms and seabreezes that somewhat cool the rest of the day. The winter brings drier, sunnier, and much less humid weather.

In some years, the dry season can become quite dry, and water restrictions are imposed. In the wet summer season, short-lived heavy afternoon thunderstorms are common. Palm Beach reports more than 2, hours of sunshine annually. Although rare, tropical cyclones can impact Palm Beach, with the last direct hit in The town's affluence and its "abundance of pleasures" and "strong community-oriented sensibility" were cited when it was selected in June as America's "Best Place to Live" by Robb Report magazine.

As of the census , over half the population For every females, there are For every females age 18 and over, there are The 10, people in the town are organized into 5, households and 3, families.

The population density is 2, There are 9, housing units at an average density of 1, The average household size is 1. In , English was the first language of In , Palm Beach had the 40th highest percentage of Russian residents in the U.

The higher speed Brightline has a stop in West Palm Beach as well. Public transportation is available through Palm Tran , and connects with the rest of the county. The northern portion of Palm Beach is served by the Route 41 bus which travels from the northernmost portion of Palm Beach at the inlet and then down to Royal Palm Way, across the Royal Park Bridge State Road into West Palm Beach and up to the government center, and then follows the same route in reverse.

Private vehicles and taxis are the predominant means of transport in Palm Beach. Profiling of lower-cost cars and minorities has resulted in tense relations between visitors and the Town. Bicycles are a popular mode of transportation on the island, although most areas have no bicycle trails, so safe and comfortable travel is not always assured. The Lake Trail, exclusively for pedestrian and bike traffic, extends from Royal Palm Way State Road in the south up to the north end of the island.

The trail follows the edge of the Lake Worth Lagoon part of the intercoastal waterway except for a section between the Flagler Museum and the Biltmore Condominiums, where the trail follows the streets. Another break occurs to pass around the Sailfish Yacht Club in the north end of the island. The Lake Trail is filled daily with bikers, rollerbladers, runners, and dog-walkers. Traveling by bike along the ocean can be hazardous. Only a short section in the downtown area has sidewalks.

The roads along the ocean are narrow and have small or nonexistent shoulders, making biking a potentially dangerous activity in those areas.

In the southern end of the island, south of Sloan's Curve, through South Palm Beach to East Ocean Avenue linking to Lantana is a two-mile m long, relatively wide pedestrian path that is popular with walkers, runners, and bikers alike.

Palm Beach Public Elementary is located on the island and has kindergarten through fifth grade. It has a school grade of A and students attend the school. Palm Beach Day Academy is a private school in the area. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Palm Beach disambiguation. Town in Florida, United States. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 7,