Group Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
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Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
Physical Description: 6 v. : ; 39 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Florida State Advertising Commission
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: Tallahassee Fla
Publication Date: 1948-1949?]
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General Note: Issued separately for Florida cities in cooperation with local chambers of commerce and varied agencies.
General Note: In loose-leaf binders.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00075576
Volume ID: VID00186
Source Institution: University of Florida
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RIVIERA BEACH, FLORIDA


Palm Beach County ~t r I>;



Part A--General Information

1. Location:

Riviera Beach is on the East Coast of Florida, four miles north of West Palm
Beach. It is on Lake Worth.and the Atlantic Ocean. The elevation is approxi-
mately 19 feet.

2, Transportation:

U. S. Highway 1 and Florida Highway A-l-A pass through Riviera Beach. The
Florida East Coast Railway and the Seaboard Air Line Railroad provide rail
service. Bus service is provided by Greyhound Lines and Glades Motor Lins.
Air service from West Palm Beach is provided by Ban American, Eastern Air
Lines, East Coast Air Service, and National Air Lines.

3. Population:

Palm Beach County had a population of 112,311 in 1945. The population of
Riviera Beach was 2,512.

4. Climate:

(From observations at Hypoluxo, Florida-.)

Normal Normal Normal Normal
Temperature Rainfall Temperature Rainfall

January 67.2 3.02 July 81.3 5,13
February 67.4 3.02 August 81.7 5M90
March 70.2 2,84 September 80.8 8.42
April 73.1 3.74 October 77.7 9.58
May 76.7 4.98 November 72.3 3.48
June 79.5 7.34 December 68.4 1,99
Annual 74.7 59'44

5. Ma.pr Sources of Income:

Commercial fishing is the main source of income.

Part B--Recreation and Entertainment

1. Special Events:

Fishing tournaments
Rodeos
Sailboat.races in March

2. Athletic Events:

None.

3. Tourist Clubs:

None.

4. Recreational Clubs:

None.

5. Civic Organizations:

Lions Club
Civic Club

6. Fraternal Organizations:


None.


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RnrlIA BEACE, FLORIDA


7. Organized Entertainment:
None.
8, Recreational Facilities:
Very fine beach.

9o Hunting:
Quail, dove, and deer are found in this section. It is approximately five
miles to unposted hunting grounds. Hunting guides and hunting lodges are not
available.
10. Fhin:
Salt water fish are caught in Lake Worth and the Atlantic Ocean. Fishing
camps and fishing guides are not available. Approximately 25 charter fishing
boats operate from the docks at Riviera Beach. Captain Ken Black, c/o Latons
Park, is president of Charter Boat Association.

Part C--Accommodations
Riviera Beach has forty tourist courts with accommodations for approximately
3,000 persons, and ten trailer parks with accommodations for 750 persons.
There are several good eating places.









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