Welcome to Palm City
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Family-friendly, quaint, and affordable town located minutes from the ocean.
Think coastal living has to be costly? Palm City proves that you can live just minutes from the beach without paying a premium price tag. This city is located in Martin County and has a population of 24,840. It is approximately 39 miles north of West Palm Beach and 13 miles south of Port St. Lucie. Palm City conveniently borders Florida’s Turnpike, Interstate 95, A1A, and Highway 1. This prime location makes it easy to get anywhere you need to go in Southern Florida.
Homebuyers can purchase everything from an efficient and cozy condo unit to a sprawling dream home fit for royalty. What’s wonderful about this locale is that nearly every budget can be accommodated. You can spend virtually as much or as little as you’d prefer. Many homes come with in-ground pools and outdoor living spaces.
What to Love
Convenient location (borders Florida’s Turnpike, Interstate 95, A1A, and Highway 1)
Highly-rated public schools
Family-friendly and welcoming
Palm City is brimming with charm and convenience. Since it’s close to nearly every neighborhood, residents have access to excellent shopping options, restaurants, golf courses, fantastic schools, and plenty of space for outdoor recreation. Since this city is just minutes from the ocean, the vibe here is influenced heavily by coastal culture. Pastel homes, beachy architecture, and palm trees adorn quite a few roads in town.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
Start experiencing everything Palm City has to offer by exploring the area’s shopping and dining scene.
Need quality restaurant recommendations? Residents are particularly fond of the menu items at Palm City Grill, Maya’s Grill, New England Fish Market & Restaurant, Manero’s Restaurant, Anna’s Pizza Palm City, La Borgata Ristorante, Rusano’s Pizza Express, and Hurricane Grill & Wings. A few miles away in Stuart, treat yourself to a waterfront meal at Riverwalk Cafe and Oyster Bar and Sailor’s Return.
Locals also have quick and easy access to top retailers. Close to home, you’ll be near Publix supermarket, Palm City Art & Frame, and Bikes Plus Palm City. Just outside of Palm City, shop favorite stores such as Lowe’s Home Improvement, ALDI, Staples, and The Home Depot.
Things to Do
Have some free time? Spend it at any one of Palm City’s numerous attractions or recreation spots. There’s plenty to do both in town and close by.
Book your tee time at one of the many golf courses in Palm City. Top courses and clubs include Hammock Creek Golf Course, Martin Downs Golf Club and Resort, Banyan Creek Golf Club, Monarch Country Club, and Piper’s Landing Yacht & Country Club. Near the St. Lucie River, make plans to visit the Meridian Marina & Yacht Club, Pendarvis Cove Parkmand the Justin Wilson Memorial Park.
While Palm City isn’t on the water, the area is incredibly close to the ocean and surrounding beaches. Take SE Ocean Boulevard all the way down to Stuart Beach (a mere 7.6 miles away). This serene spot has bright sand, on-duty lifeguards, and unmatched views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Families who have children can send them to one of Palm City’s top-rated public schools. Both the local elementary and middle schools have outstanding ratings on GreatSchools.org.
- Hidden Oaks Middle School, 6th grade through 8th grade
- Palm City Elementary School, Pre-kindergarten through 5th grade
- Bessey Creek Elementary School, Kindergarten through 5th grade