Wellington, Florida 

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Polo game in Wellington FloridaAbout Wellington

The Village of Wellington is one of the most beautiful and well-crafted communities in Palm Beach County. Home to more than 56,000 people, Wellington is one of South Florida's premier communities and is known for its park-like atmosphere, wonderful schools, beautiful neighborhoods, and equestrian amenities.

Located along the western-most portion of the Palm Beach stain, the Village of Wellington shares a scenic south-western territory with the famed waters of the Florida Everglades. This boundary allows the village to function as a unique, family oriented village with an attractive, natural feel.

Wellington's History

Wellington's short history stretches back to the middle of the last century, when in 1951, Arthur William Glisson and Charles Oliver Wellington purchased several tracts of land that would one day become the hospitable village community. Because of the land's tendency to become flooded with water, shortly after the land purchase, the state passed legislation that created the Acme Drainage District.

By 1953, nearly 100 individuals called the small community home. The next big evolutionary step for Wellington took place in 1995, when a group of Wellington's most determined citizens banded together and succeeded in establishing the village as an independent municipality. Wellington was officially established on December 31, 1995.

Today, Wellington is home to an affluent community and a thriving village. The small community is known for its lavish homes, equestrian amenities, and gorgeous scenic landscape.

Life In Wellington

The affluent community of Wellington is known for being a great hometown brimming with beautiful neighborhoods, great schools, and abundant parks. The community, teeming with green space, understands its responsibility in considering the environmental sustainability of its projects. The community works to preserve and sustain the area's rich environmental resources and ensure that they are available for Wellington's future citizens.

Those who are considering a move to the Village of Wellington will benefit from the expertise of a knowledgeable area real estate professional. Homes in the affluent community range in size, style, and amenities. A professional, such as Diane Widdick, will be able to steer you in the right direction. Additionally, Dine is knowledgeable about the area's neighborhoods, schools, and parks. For more information about homes in Wellington, contact Diane Widdick.

Kayakers in Wellington, Florida Parks And Recreation

Wellington is full of beautiful landscapes and fantastic natural spaces. Among them one will find the Wellington Environmental Preserve at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Everglades Habitat. The 365-acre wetland area is complete with learning centers and nature trails. The preserves native landscaping and interior uplands form a natural Florida backdrop for the paved pedestrian paths, boardwalk, seven learning areas, gorgeous decorative trellis, and six story observation tower. The preserve also includes a 3.6 mile perimeter equestrian trail.

In fact, Wellington is home to more than 65 miles of bridle trails for riders with a range of experience. Wellington is famous the world over for its equestrian activities and polo events. Wellington is one of the top polo destinations in the world and attracts some of the world's most experienced and well-known polo players. The village is home to the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center and the International Polo Club Palm Beach.

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