The Town of Lantana is a coastal community in Palm Beach County which still retains the charm of its origins as an old Florida fishing village. It is the 15th largest community of Palm Beach County's 39 municipalities with a population of 11,397 and is noted as one of the oldest communities. Incorporated in 1921, the Town encompasses an area of approximately 3 square miles.
The Town is a full-service community offering police protection, public works, water & sewer utilities, building, marine safety, and municipal administration. The Town's form of government consists of a Town Manager with a mayor and four council members elected by Town residents.
Lantana's recreational facilities include an eight-acre municipal beach with 745 feet of ocean frontage, open picnic areas, an oceanfront pavilion, showers, restrooms, lifeguard station, and playground area. The Town has seven parks which encompass 12 acres and provide shaded picnic areas with playground equipment; a recreation center with four tennis courts, playground and picnic area; a two-acre boat launching facility with a parking area and fishing pier and a kayak park.