Royal Palm Beach, FL
Royal Palm Beach is a village in southeast Florida, located in Palm Beach County. The population was measured at 21,523 in the 2000 census. As of April 2008, the recorded population was 31,864. The community is actually located approximately fifteen miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean and is the only land-locked municipality in Palm Beach County with "beach" in its name.
Royal Palm Beach is known for its many parks and general mission to protect green space, as evidenced by the recent acquisition of 190 acres (0.77 km2) to create a master central park and development of 25 preserved acres into a passive bird watching and nature park. The village offers a variety of activities for the outdoor and sports enthusiast: soccer, basketball, RC racing, tennis, Pop Warner youth football and cheer, senior activities, and golf programs are run year round. The public schools within the Village consist of "A" rated elementary and middle schools, however, the high school consistently ranks below average in all areas. There are numerous private schools offering classes from pre-kindergarten through high school.
The Village of Royal Palm Beach is known for its small town atmosphere, family living and culture while maintaining its identity within one of America's largest counties.