The Treasure Coast is a region in the U.S. state of Florida. It is located on the state's Atlantic coast, comprising Indian River, St. Lucie, and Martin, and in some definitions, Palm Beach Counties. The region, whose name refers to the Spanish Treasure Fleet lost in a 1715 hurricane, evidently emerged out of residents' desire to separate themselves from Miami and the Gold Coast region.
The area includes two metropolitan statistical areas designated by the Office of Management and Budget and used for statistical purposes by the Census Bureau and other agencies: the Port St. Lucie, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (comprising St. Lucie and Martin Counties) and the Sebastian – Vero Beach, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area (comprising Indian River County). Palm Beach county is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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... State Park before crossing over the Florida East Coast Railway tracks ... North of the bridge it crosses over the Florida East Coast Railway tracks again and meets State Road 707 ... Beach, intersecting Jensen Beach Boulevard and passing by Treasure Coast Square ...
... All of the Treasure Coast is shielded from the Atlantic Ocean by narrow sandbars and barrier islands that protect the shallow lagoons, rivers, and bays ... Numbers of Lakes and rivers run through the Treasure Coast, especially the famous Indian River, which is a part of the Indian River Lagoon system ...
... It is one of several "coast" regions in Florida, like the Gold Coast and the First Coast ... after salvagers began recovering Spanish treasure off the coast in 1961 ... The discovery of treasure from the 1715 Treasure Fleet, lost in a hurricane near the Sebastian Inlet, was of major local importance and brought international attention to the area ...
... Treasure Coast High School, abbreviated TCHS, is a high school located in Port St ... The school's name is taken from the Treasure Coast, the name of the region, where the school is located, for the area due to the presence of shipwrecks off its coast ...
... Lucie, Florida, the Treasure Coast Campus of Florida Atlantic University operates through a partnership with Indian River State College (IRSC) ... Since the 1970s, the university has been operating on the Treasure Coast in conjunction with IRSC to enable students to transition from an associate's degree to undergraduate and graduate degrees ... The Treasure Coast Campus currently serves approximately 738 students, or 3% of the university's student body ...
Famous quotes containing the words coast and/or treasure:
“How happy is the sailors life,
From coast to coast to roam;
In every port he finds a wife,
In every land a home.”
—Isaac Bickerstaffe (c. 17351812)
“Love was as subtly catched, as a disease;
But being got it is a treasure sweet,
Which to defend is harder than to get:
And ought not be prophaned on either part,
For though tis got by chance, tis kept by art.”
—John Donne (c. 15721631)