CITY OF LAKE WORTH – WHERE THE TROPICS BEGIN
Lake Worth is a city in Palm Beach County, FL, which takes its name from the body of water along its eastern border, originally called “Lake Worth,” and now generally known as the Lake Worth Lagoon. The lake itself was named for General William J. Worth, who led U.S. forces during the last part of the Second Seminole War. As of 2010, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau was 34,910. The city is included in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach Metropolitan Area, which is home to approximately 5,563,857 people.