Lake Worth is a coastal city of 37,000 residents and 7 square miles, located in Palm Beach County, Florida. The Atlantic Ocean and the broad waters of the Lake Worth Lagoon forms the city’s east boundary and the beautiful fresh waters of Lake Osborne its west. Next door to Palm Beach, it is situated along the latitude making the northern most point of the subtropics.
Lake Worth is a dynamic, multi-cultural city with a strong social and environmental consciousness. People are drawn to the city by its independent character, acceptance of different cultures and lifestyles, many historic structures, hip downtown, and distinctive residential neighborhoods. The city has a rich history and is protective of its historic architectural fabric. Over 1,000 historic buildings contribute to the human scale and charm of the downtown and residential areas.
The City is the geographic and artistic center of Palm Beach County. The downtown is considered the artistic soul of Lake Worth with a historic theater and a museum, live music clubs, coffee houses, art galleries, antique malls, retail stores, and many restaurants.
The Town of Lantana is a coastal community in Palm Beach County, which still retains the charm of its origins as an old Florida fishing village. It is the 15th largest community of Palm Beach County’s 38 cities, with a population of 10,627, and is noted as one of the oldest communities. Incorporated in 1921, Lantana encompasses an area of approximately 3 square miles.
The Town is a full-service community offering Police protection, Public Works, Water and Sewer Utilities, Building, Marine Safety and Municipal Administration. The Town’s form of government consists of a Town Manager with a Mayor and four Council Members elected for three-year overlapping terms. The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Council.
The Town of Lantana’s recreational facilities includes an eight-acre municipal beach with 745 feet of ocean frontage, open picnic areas, oceanfront pavilion, showers, restrooms, lifeguard station and playground area. The Town has four passive parks which encompass 12 acres and provide shaded picnic areas with playground equipment and restrooms; a recreation center with four tennis courts, four shuffleboard courts and a barbecue pavilion with a picnic area; and a two-acre boat launching facility capable of a four boat capacity with a parking area.