Group Title: Inventory of industrial advantages
Title: [Inventory of industrial advantages
ALL VOLUMES CITATION THUMBNAILS PAGE IMAGE ZOOMABLE
Full Citation
STANDARD VIEW MARC VIEW
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00075576/00243
 Material Information
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?]
 Notes
General Note: Issued separately for Florida cities in cooperation with local chambers of commerce and varied agencies.
General Note: In loose-leaf binders.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00075576
Volume ID: VID00243
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 001689269
notis - AJA1305

Full Text





BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA


Palm Beach County


Part A general Information
Part A---General Information


1. Location:


Boynton Beach is on the East Coast of Florida, 12
Beach, and 62 miles north of Miami. It is on the
elevation is from 16 to 20 feet.


miles south of West Palm
Atlantic Ocean. The


2. Transportation:

U. S. Highway 1, and Florida Highways 804 and A1A pass through Boynton
Beach. The Florida East Coast Railroad and the Seaboard Air Line Railroad
provide rail service. Bus Service is provided by Greyhound Lines. Air
service is not available.

3. Population:

Palm Beach County had a population of 112,311 in 1945. The population of
Boynton Beach vas 2,001.

4. Climate:

(From observations at Hypoluxo, Florida.)


Normal'
Temperature


January
February
March
April
May
June


67.2
67.4
70.2
73.1
76.7
79.5


Normal
Rainfall


3.02
3.02
2.84
3.74
4.98
7.34


July
August
September
October
November
December
Annual


Normal
Temperature


81.3
81.7
80.8
77.7
72.3.
68.4
74.7


5. History:


Boynton Beach was founded and named by fMajor George Boynton.
Woman's Club and city library is a memorial to him.


A lovely


6. Major Sources of Income:

Tourist trade, commercial fishing, dairies, agriculture, and a fiber rope
decording factory provide the main sources of income.

Part B---Recreation and Entertainment

1. Special Events:

Halloween parade October 31.
Fishing tournament at the Inlet during winter.

2. Athletic Events:

Shuffleboard tournaments' with Delray Beach and other towns.

3. Tourist Clubs:

None.

4. Recreational Clubs:


Shuffleboard Club, dues $1 per year.


-1-


MAR 4 9


.Normal
Rainfall


5.13
5.90
8.42
9.58
3.48
1.99
59.44








BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA


5. Civic Organizations:

Rotary Club
Chamber of Commerce
Woman's Club
Townsend Club
Garden Club
Civic Pride Association.
American Legion

6. Fraternal Organizations:

Masons

7. Organized Entertainment:

Dances are sponsored by the American Legion and the Townsend Club. Rip Tide
and Five Acres are night clubs.

8. Recreational Facilities:

Clubhouse, shuffleboard courts, tennis courts, beach and 9-hole golf course
at Gulf Stream.

9. Hunting:

Quail, squirrels, duck and turkeys are found in this section. It is approxi-
mately 10 miles to unposted hunting grounds. Hunting lodges and hunting
guides are not available.

10. Fishing:

Salt water snapper, jack, spots, sheepshead, grouper, bluefish and.other
salt water fish are caught in the Atlantic Ocean and the Intra-Coastal Canal.
Fresh water trout, bream and crappie are caught in canals. Fish Haven has
100 tables and furnaces free to the public. Fishermen are accommodated at
the hotel on the beach, rates $120 per week, meals extra. Cottages rent
for $2500 per season. There are plenty of fishing guides available. The
following are charter fishing boats:

Lucky Penny, Kenneth Lyman, Valm Street, four to six persons, $53.80.
Lolly Pop, Captain Hager, General Delivery, Delray Beach, four persons,
$53.80.
Papoose, Vann Epp, General Delivery, four persons, $53.80.
Rascal, Herbert Shultz, General Delivery, four persons, $53.80.
Robert Roy, William Pancoast, Delray Beach, General Delivery, $53.80.
Old Timer, Jack Williams, General Delivery, four persons, $53.80.
Lazy Bird, Charlie Roush, General Delivery, four.persons, $53.80.

11. Churches:

The Baptist and Methodist denominations have services in Boynton Beach.

Part C---Accommodations

1. Hotels:

Name Rooms Rate Plan'

Boynton Beach 17 $4 per night European
Pelton House 20 $4 per night European
Mar Largo 5 $120 per week Meals extra

2. Tourist Courts:

Lakair, eight rooms, $7 per day.
Inlet Village Motor Court, 25 rooms, $7 per day.
Valentine Court, 12 rooms, $7 per day.
Sea View, 14 units, $7 per day.
Allen Court, four rooms, $5 to $7 per day.
Robinson Court, four rooms, $7 per day, eating place across street.
Mango Court, 10 rooms, $50 per week.









BOYNTON BEACH, FLORIDA


3. Guest Homes:

Lee Manor Inn
Mr. L. R. Owens, rates $120 per week.

4. Trailer Courts:

Briny Breeze Trailer Court, electrical, water, and drain connections, store,
restaurant, bar, rates per week, $7, electricity extra.

5. Eating Places:

Boynton Hotel
Dutch Mill
Inlet Village
Veborg
Stuarts
Tuiet
La Conga




Further information on Boynton Beach can be obtained from:

CHAMBER OF COMNIERCE
Box 2575
Boynton Beach, Florida


*3-




University of Florida Home Page
© 2004 - 2010 University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries.
All rights reserved.

Acceptable Use, Copyright, and Disclaimer Statement
Last updated October 10, 2010 - - mvs