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Over the course of time during the last two decades, the city of Boca Raton has amassed some reputation as a land of the retirement community. The town located on the Palm Beach County of Florida in the United States of America. It is the southernmost city of Palm Beach County and situated about 25 km north of Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Ocean. Boca Raton is the city incorporate under the listings published by the United States Census Board and the incorporation conducted in the year 1924. The land’s name or term comes from Boca de ratones that is a Spanish word implicated as “rat’s mouth”. The name is so given because as per the early maps the place symbolizes as hidden sharp-pointed rocks that chomped ships’ cables. The land is surrounded by sun-kissed pristine beaches to its east and has surfaced as a major tourist destination of the state of Florida. According to 2015, the United States Census Board report the city had a population of approximately around 93,235 people. Nonetheless, approximately around 200,000 people of the place reside or stay outside its municipal boundaries and the newer extension is likely to be known as West Boca Raton.
Zip codes are generally used for denoting address, marking various locations as well as to designate certain delivery points and locations. In order to locate its places, the city also adopts certain zip codes. There are a total of sixteen zip codes of the land. The Zip codes of the town are 33427, 33428, 33429, 33431, 33432, 33433, 33434, 33464, 33481, 33486, 33487, 33488, 33496, 33497, 33498 and 33499. The area code of the land is 561.
The town is a highly populated one in the state of Miami. It expands or has a total area of 31.34 square miles or 81.18 square kilometers. The land area of the town expands over28.95 square miles or 74.97 square kilometers. The stretch of the water area of the city of Boca Raton expands over 2.40 square miles or 6.21 square kilometers area. The water body is comparatively smaller than other cities of the state.
The city has a surrounding of beaches on its northern frontier and this indeed helps to attract tourists. Apart from the beaches, other tourist destinations of the place are-
iii) Gumbo Limbo Environmental Complex
The public schooling of Boca Raton is managed by The School District of Palm Beach County and has a number of schooling options like West Boca Raton Community High School, Pine Crest School. The place has universities like Florida Atlantic University, Digital Media Arts College and many more are there.
The city is a nerve center of medical and healthcare facilities. Some of the important hospitals and primary healthcare centers of the city are Boca Raton Regional hospital, West Boca Medical hospital and many more are there. The city has actively participated in the 2018 Open Enrollment Program.