Wellington

 
 
 
                       
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wellington is a city located in Palm Beach County, Fl. with a population (2014) of 61,485, making it the most populous village in the state. Wellington was named in 2010 by “Money Magazine” as one of the top 100 places to live in the country.
 
Wellington was originally the world’s largest strawberry patch on land called the “ Flying Cow Ranch”, “Flying” because the founder was an aviator, and “cow” stood for the initials for Charles Oliver Wellington (C.O.W.). in the 1950’s Mr. Wellington bought 18,000 of central Palm Beach County swampland, which would eventually become the “Village of Wellington”. In 1995,  Wellington was incorporated  and is now known as an International Center for Equestrian Sports, notably
show jumping, hunting, dressage and polo. Wellington is host to the Winter Equestrian Festival, the largest and longest running horse show in the world, from Jan.-April.
 
Wellington has two regional malls, The Mall at Wellington Green and The Old Wellington Mall, along with many other nationally known retailers located in outdoor shopping venues, as well as many known restaurants.  There are a number of entertainment and cultural venues such as the, " Kravits Center for the Performing Arts” and the “Norton Museum of Art” in near-by West Palm Beach.
 
 
The Island of Palm Beach and ocean beaches is approximately a 30 minute drive.  Wellington is serviced by the  close-by “Palm Beach International Airport”.
 
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