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Belle Glade

Belle Glade is a city located in Palm Beach County, and surrounded by vast farmlands and Lake Okeechobee to the north. Belle Glade is a charming community with a rich history, unique culture, and plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Whether you're looking for a quiet retreat or a lively community, Belle Glade is a great place to call home.

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Belle Glade Real Estate Stats

Average Price $3.4M
Lowest Price $650K
Highest Price $16M
Total Listings 7
Avg. Price/SQFT $286

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Belle Glade, Palm Beach County Real Estate

Belle Glade real estate includes a variety of options for prospective buyers from cozy semi-detached homes to spacious single-family homes for enjoying the weather in true Florida style.

Most of the streets around Belle Glade present wide open spaces as roads flush with broad and lush front lawns. Many of the homes have carports, carriage drives, and ample yard space under tall mature trees and swaying palms.

Best of all, homes in Belle Glade are affordably priced, making them a great option for first-time buyers or even investors.

There’s also a good selection of attached home communities in Belle Glade, like Covenant Villas, Calusa Estates, Palm Glade Gardens, and Amelia Circle. There are also manufactured home options.

Browse the current properties for sale in Belle Glade to find your dream home today.

Area Information & Location

Belle Glade is a city located at the western edge of Palm Beach County, Florida, falling within the greater Miami metropolitan area. Belle Glade is a city with a rich history, having been established in the 1920s as a community for agricultural workers in the sugarcane industry.

Belle Glade is located near the southern shore of Lake Okeechobee, the largest freshwater lake in Florida and a vital water source for the surrounding area.

Access to Belle Glade is mainly via U.S. Highway 98 to the north or U.S. Highway 27 to the south. Nearby communities include Pahokee, Lake Harbor, and South Bay. Belle Glade is 1 hour away from West Palm Beach.

Things To Do In Belle Glade, Florida

The area around Belle Glade is rich with natural attractions and sites for outdoor recreational activities like boating, fishing, and bird watching. For example, Belle Glade is close to several parks, such as:

  • Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
  • JW Corbett Wildlife Management Area
  • The Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area

Lake Okeechobee is also a great location for fishing, boating, and visiting parks and estuaries along its shores. Take a short drive west of Belle Glade central, past Belle Glade Municipal Golf Club, and you’ll find sites popular with visitors like Slim’s Fishing Camp, Torry Island Campground, the Belle Glade Amphitheater , and the Torry Island Observation Tower.

Within the city there is Pioneer Park, home to an aquatic center, playground, green spaces, and sporting facilities.

Belle Glade is also known for its cultural heritage and history, preserved at sites like the Pioneer Park Museum, which showcases the history and culture of the area, and during events like the annual Sugar Cane Festival, which celebrates the city's long history as a center of sugar cane production.

For students, Belle Glade has a school system with multiple elementary, middle, and high schools in the area. These schools are known for cultivating football talent, with a number of former students going on to play in the NFL.

Belle Glade FAQs

Q: Is Belle Glade FL A good place to live?
A: Belle Glade is a good place to live for its lower cost of living and beautiful surroundings close to Lake Okeechobee

Q: What is Belle Glade Florida known for?
A: Belle Glade is known as a farming community focusing primarily on sugarcane. It is also known for being close to Lake Okeechobee and so is an important place to visit for those who come to the lake to fish, view local wildlife, or relax.

Q: Is Belle Glade a city or town?
A: Belle Glade is a city in Palm Beach County, south-central Florida.

Q: How big is Belle Glade?
A: Belle Glade would be classified as a small city, with a population of around 17,000 people. Migrant farmworkers cause the temporary population of Belle Glade to fluctuate with the seasons.


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