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South Bay

Palm Beach County

Year Founded: 1941

History

The city is named for its southeast corner location on Lake Okeechobee, which is the second largest lake in the United States and a fisherman’s paradise. The city is located in the rich Everglades agricultural area, which produces vast amounts of sugar cane and winter vegetables.

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