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Boca Raton, Florida

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City of Boca Raton
Boca Raton barrier island skyline, seen from the Boca Raton resort
Nickname(s): A City for All Seasons
Location in Palm Beach County, Florida
Coordinates: 26°22′7″N 80°6′0″W / 26.36861°N 80.1°W / 26.36861; -80.1Coordinates: 26°22′7″N 80°6′0″W / 26.36861°N 80.1°W / 26.36861; -80.1
Country  United States
State  Florida
County Palm Beach
Settled 1895
Incorporated (town) May 1925
 • Type Commission-manager
 • Mayor Susan Whelchel (N)
 • Total 75.4 km2 (29.1 sq mi)
 • Land 70.4 km2 (27.2 sq mi)
 • Water 5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 89,407
 • Density 1,061.7/km2 (2,682.8/sq mi)
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[3]

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.


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