Welcome to Lake Worth Beach, FL
About Homes for Sale in Lake Worth
Lake Worth Beach, previously named Lake Worth, is a city in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States, located about 64 miles north of Miami, its name from the body of water along its eastern border known as the Lake Worth Lagoon.There are many different types of homes for sale in Lake Worth, Florida.
The lake itself was named for General William J. Worth, who led U.S. forces during the last part of the Second Seminole War. As of 2010, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau was 34,910.
Lake Worth has great beaches, a new fishing pier, historic buildings, and a revitalized downtown with an eclectic mix of antique stores, specialty shops, restaurants, art galleries, music venues and special events. One event not to be missed is the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival, where the asphalt becomes a canvas in a temporary, open-air museum. Other cultural activities center around the tree-shaded square on Lake and Lucerne Avenues. Golf is a favorite, too, at the Lake Worth Municipal Golf Course, one of the most scenic courses in The Palm Beaches, right on the Intracoastal Waterway and Lake Worth Lagoon.
Lake Worth Beach Local Government
The City of Lake Worth, pursuant to its Charter, follows a Commission-Manager form of government. Residents are served by five non-partisan elected officials. The Mayor and City Commissioners serve for two-year staggered terms and are elected by a city-wide vote. These elected officials appoint the City Manager who is tasked with overseeing all administrative duties and the daily business operations of the City.
The City Commission legislatively establishes policies in the form of ordinances, resolutions or motions, which determine the laws, proceedings and service levels for the City. The Mayor presides at all City Commission meetings.
Lake Worth Beach Leisure
The Leisure Services Department offers variety of programs, activities and special events for everyone in the community. The department maintains over 20 parks and recreational facilities throughout the City of Lake Worth Beach!
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