Loxahatchee Groves, Florida

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Loxahatchee Groves, Florida
Motto: "Florida Last Frontier "
Location in Palm Beach County and the state of Florida
Location in Palm Beach County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 26°41′01″N 80°16′47″W / 26.68361°N 80.27972°W / 26.68361; -80.27972
Country  United States
State  Florida
County Palm Beach
Settled 1917
Incorporated November 1, 2006
Area
 • Total 12.5 sq mi (32 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3.0 m)
Population
 • Total approx. 3,000
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33470
Area code(s) 561
GNIS feature ID 294872[1]

Loxahatchee Groves is a town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.

The town was incorporated November 1, 2006 as the 38th municipality in Palm Beach County. The first election for town council members was held on March 13, 2007.[2]

Loxahatchee Groves is bounded on the east by Royal Palm Beach, on the south by Wellington and on the west and north by The Acreage. It has an area of approximately 12.5 square miles (32.4 km2)

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,180 people residing in the village. The racial makeup of the village was 74.25% white, 4.21% African American and 18.7% Hispanic or Latino.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Hood, Joel. (2007) "Loxahatchee fills first council seats with annexation supporters". South Florida Sun-Sentinel. March 14, 2007.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 26°41′01″N 80°16′47″W / 26.68361°N 80.27972°W / 26.68361; -80.27972