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With just over 1.3 million residents, Palm Beach County is the third most populous county in the state. The largest city and county seat is West Palm Beach. It is also Florida’s wealthiest county, and the leading industry is real estate.
The palms in Palm Beach are not native to Florida or anywhere in the US, but are the product of a wrecked Spanish ship in the 1870s, which was on its way to Madrid from Havana with a load of coconuts.
There are many coral reefs along Palm Beaches waterfront areas, which the county expends a deal of effort to preserve. There are also multiple reserves, preserves, and parks in the area, including the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, a nearly 150,000 acre refuge in Boynton Beach.
Popular cities in Palm Beach County besides West Palm Beach include Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Boca Raton, Green Acres, Highland Beach, Hypoluxo, Jupiter, and Juno Beach. The Palm Beach Zoo, South Florida Science Museum, and Lion Country Safari are major attractions, and visitors come from states around to enjoy the boat shows, South Florida Fair, and SunFest.
Economic drivers consist primarily agricultural and aerospace companies, with Florida Crystals and U.S. Sugar Corp representing sweetener interests; A. Duda and Sons Growers and Thomas Produce Co. holding the top spots in vegetables and fruits; Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne, Lockheed, and Sikorsky Aircraft representing aerospace and helicopters. Other major companies include Companies headquartered in Palm Beach County include Office Depot, The ADT Corporation, TBC Corporation, and Next Era Energy.
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