One of Palm Beach County's newest and most desired communities, Wellington is located southwest of West Palm Beach. Wellington is a family oriented community with excellent schools, plenty of recreational opportunities and an excellent quality of life. Wellington currently has more than 28,000 year-round residents as well as tens of thousands of winter guests from around the world who enjoy the areas' renowned equestrian activities.
Wellington is home to the Palm Beach Polo & Country Club where polo games and equestrian competitions and exhibitions take place in the winter season. Some communities have properties with barns, stalls, access to riding trails, and permit horses.
More than 10,000 students attend the community's seven highly ranked schools which include four elementary schools, two middle schools and a high school. Several institutions of higher learning are located nearby.
Wellington is minutes away from Palm Beach International Airport, the Palm Beach Convention Center, the Coral Sky Amphitheater and the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Close by is a national water ski championship course at Okeeheelee Park, championship golf courses, beaches, up-scale shops and restaurants.
Nearby, Wellington Regional Medical Center in West Palm Beach Florida is a 120-bed, acute care hospital owned by Universal Health Services (UHS), Inc., a highly respected healthcare management organization.
While Wellington has stayed true to its rural roots, its location provides residents with easy access to all of Palm Beach County. The recently completed Wellington Mall, boasts Nordstroms, Lord and Taylor, JC Penney as anchors, and more than 150 shops and services to meet your every need.
Families moving into the area have their choice of lovely existing homes, or new homes in the communities of Versailles, Black Diamond. Olympia, Isles of Wellington, Equestrian Club, and others.