Wellington, Florida, in Palm Beach County, is 12 miles W of West Palm Beach, Florida (center to center) and 61 miles N of Miami, Florida.Wellington is well known for equestrian and polo events and is home to one of the biggest horse shows in the world. It's known for large homes, town houses,luxury apartments and horse farms. A large number of residents are equestrian enthusiasts. Wellington is known for its unique shops and upscale restaurants.It features an attractive natural environment.
Wellington was originally strawberry farmland. During the1950's, C. Oliver Wellington purchased a large acreage of swampland in Palm Beach County that years later became Wellington. In 1972 the village was established.
Wellington has a large renovated public library, multiple recreation centers, a number of public parks and ball fields, and hosts seasonal events such as the annual Top Gun model aircraft show and holiday parades. The Wellington Amphitheater regularly hosts musical and film events in their outdoor venue
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