Boca Raton (Florida)

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Coordinates 26°22′07″N 80°06′00″W
Country United States
State Florida
County Palm Beach
Settled (Boca Raton Settlement) c. 1895
Incorporated May 26, 1925 (1925-05-26)
Elevation 13 ft (4 m)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP Codes 16 total ZIP Codes: 33427–33429, 33431–33434, 33464, 33481, 33486–33488, 33496–33499
Area code(s) 561
FIPS code 12-07300
GNIS feature ID 0279123
Government (Type) Council-Manager
Government (Mayor) Scott Singer (R)
Government (Deputy Mayor) Andrea O'Rourke
Government (Councilmembers) Monica Mayotte, Andy Thomson, Yvette Drucker
Government (City Manager) Leif J. Ahnell
Government (City Clerk) Susan S. Saxton
Government (Total) 31.59 sq mi (81.81 km2)
Government (Land) 29.18 sq mi (75.57 km2)
Government (Water) 2.41 sq mi (6.23 km2)
Area (Total) 31.59 sq mi (81.81 km2)
Area (Land) 29.18 sq mi (75.57 km2)
Area (Water) 2.41 sq mi (6.23 km2)
Population (2020) (Total) 97,422
Population (2020) (Density) 3,338.77/sq mi (1,289.11/km2)

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Boca Raton (/rəˈtoʊn/rə-TOHN; Spanish: Boca Ratón, [ˈboka raˈton]) is a city in southern Palm Beach County, Florida. It was first incorporated on August 2, 1924, as "Bocaratone," and then incorporated as "Boca Raton" in 1925. At the 2020 census, the population was 97,422. However, approximately 200,000 additional people with a Boca Raton postal address live outside of municipal boundaries, such as in West Boca Raton. As a business center, the city experiences significant daytime population increases. Boca Raton is 45 miles (72 km) north of Miami and is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which had a population of 6,012,331 people as of 2015. It is known as one of the wealthiest places in South Florida.

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