West Palm Beach is a city in and the county seat of Palm Beach County, Florida, USA. It is one of the three main cities in South Florida. The population was 100 000 at the 2010 census. The University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research estimates a 2013 population of 103,038, a 3.03% increase from 2010. It is the oldest municipality in the South Florida metropolitan area, having been incorporated as a city two years before Miami in November 1894. West Palm Beach is located approximately 68 miles north of Downtown Miami.