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Ocean Ridge
Palm Beach County, Florida

ZipCodes
33435




Page Contents for Ocean Ridge, Florida

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Community news

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Ocean Ridge is approximately 1,699 (2005), 1786 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,335 (1990), 952 (2010).
The amount of land area in Ocean Ridge is 2.225 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Ocean Ridge is 0.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.95 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ocean Ridge to Washington DC is 871 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 374 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ocean Ridge is positioned 26.53 degrees north of the equator and 80.04 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Ocean Ridge elevation is 8 feet above sea level.
Ocean Ridge median income is $ 70,625 (2000).
The Ocean Ridge median home price is $ 433,300 (2000).

Location

in southeastern Florida about two miles from Boynton Beach. Other nearby communities include Briny Breezes, Gulf Stream, Hypoluxo, Manalapan, Golf, Lantana and South Palm Beach.
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History & History Related Items

Ocean Ridge was founded in 1931 by 13 families after secession from Boynton Beach.

The Hubel family arrived here from Michigan in 1877. By 1885, new settlers were arriving in large numbers. The community was made up of what is now Boynton Beach, Ocean Ridge and Briny Breezes. In 1931, Boynton and Boynton Beach separated. In 1939, Boynton beach changed its name to Ocean Ridge. Then in 1941, Boynton changed its name to Boynton Beach.

Here is a history page for Ocean Ridge.
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The founding of Ocean Ridge

1931


Attractions

Ocean Ridge Online offers a community event calendar, committee reports, town meeting schedules and information, free community classified ads., and more. The goal is to provide the community of Ocean Ridge with information, events and a means of communication and exchange of ideas and events.
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Ocean Ridge City Government

The Town of Ocean Ridge
6450 N. Ocean Blvd.
Ocean Ridge, FL 33435
Phone: 561-732-2635

Ocean Ridge is governed by an elected Town Commission with three year terms. The Mayor and Vice Mayor are chosen from within the commission. The Town Manager is appointed by the Town Commission.

Ocean Ridge Community News

For editorials and opposing viewpoints about Ocean Ridge, see this Ocean Ridge page or try this one Ocean Ridge

Miscellany

The population of Ocean Ridge was:
1990 - 1,570
2000 - 1,636
2005 - 1,699

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