- Palm Beach County was created in 1909, and named after its first settled community, Palm Beach.
- The largest city in the County and its county seat is West Palm Beach, and the county has a total of 38 incorporated municipalities.
- In 2010 the County had a population of 1,320,134 people.
- Palm Beach County is close to 2400 square miles, and is the second largest county in Florida by Land Area.
- Palm Beach County is the wealthiest county in Florida.