West Palm Beach
City of West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach
Official seal of West Palm Beach
Nickname(s): Orchid City, West Palm, WPB
Location in Palm Beach County and the state of Florida.
Location in Palm Beach County and the state of Florida.
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
West Palm Beach is located in Florida
West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach
Location in Florida and the United States
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Coordinates: 26°42′35″N 80°03′51″W
Country United States of America
State Florida
CountyFlag of Palm Beach County, Florida.png Palm Beach
Settled (Lake Worth Country Settlement)Circa 1884[1]
Incorporated (Town of West Palm Beach)November 5, 1894[1]
Incorporated (City of West Palm Beach)July 21, 1903[1]
Named forPalm Beach
 • TypeMayor-Commission
 • MayorGeraldine "Jeri" Muoio (D)
 • CommissionersSylvia Moffett, Cory Neering, Paula Ryan, Keith A. James, and Shanon Materio
 • City AdministratorJeffrey L. Green
 • City ClerkHazeline F. Carson
 • City AttorneyKimberly Rothenburg
 • City57.69 sq mi (149.43 km2)
 • Land55.13 sq mi (142.80 km2)
 • Water2.56 sq mi (6.63 km2)
Elevation13 ft (6.4 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • City99,919
 • Estimate (2016)[4]108,161
 • RankUS: 275th
 • Density1,961.75/sq mi (757.44/km2)
 • Urban5,502,379 (US: 4th)
 • Metro5,828,191 (US: 8th)
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes33401–33422
Area code561
FIPS code12-76600
GNIS feature ID0293097[5]