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Lake Park, Florida
Location of Lake Park in Palm Beach County, Florida
|• Total||2.44 sq mi (6.31 km2)|
|• Land||2.08 sq mi (5.40 km2)|
|• Water||0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)|
|Elevation||13 ft (4 m)|
|• Density||4,339.09/sq mi (1,675.43/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
33403, 33408, 33410
|GNIS feature ID||0285268|
Lake Park is located at(26.800389, -80.064237).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), of which 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (7.66%) is water.
Kelsey City, now known as Lake Park, was the first zoned municipality in the State of Florida. It was designed and planned by Dr. John Nolan of Boston, Massachusetts, and the Olmsted Brothers, the landscaping firm of Frederick Law Olmsted's sons, Frederick Jr and John Charles. Since then, the boundaries of Lake Park have expanded to 2.35 square miles (6.1 km2) of residential, business, industrial and mixed-use land. The Lake Park Town Hall, constructed in 1927 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, survived the 1928 Okeechobee hurricane and served as a shelter for town residents during the storm.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (NH)||4,843||53.53%|
|Native American or Alaska Native (NH)||5||0.06%|
|Some Other Race (NH)||57||0.63%|
|Hispanic or Latino||938||10.37%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 9,047 people, 2,580 households, and 1,699 families residing in the town.
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