("bok? r?-ton") is a city in Palm Beach County,
Florida incorporated in May 1925. As of the 2000 census, the city had a
total population of 74,764; the 2006 population recorded by the U.S.
Census Bureau was 86,396. .
Boca Raton is the largest city between West Palm Beach and
Pompano Beach. On November 2, 2004, the voters of the Via Verde
Association, Waterside, Deerhurst Association (Boca South), Marina Del
Mar Association, Rio Del Mar Association, and Heatherwood of Boca Raton
Condominium Association approved annexation into the Boca Raton city
limits, increasing the city land area to 29.6 square miles. According to
the U.S. Census estimates of 2005, the city had a population of 86,629.