This timelapse shows how Palm Beach County has grown in past 30 years

Google recently made a major update to its Google Earth Timelapse feature — and now we can see just how much our region has grown over more than three decades.

The internet giant announced earlier this week that it added tons of new data and images to give a sharper, clearer overall picture of how Earth has changed between 1984 and 2016.

Users can navigate the tool by zooming in and out to get as broad a view as the entire U.S., or as close as the neighborhood where you grew up.

(Getty Images)

(Getty Images)

We’ve used it to help show the massive growth Palm Beach County has undergone in the past 32 years. And just imagine how it will look when we check back in two years: more neighborhoods will pop up, and an entire community, Westlake, will bloom west of West Palm Beach.

(Tip: You can adjust the speed of the timelapse by clicking “Fast” under the year; it will toggle to “Medium” and then “Slow.”)

That’s an impressive view — but let’s zoom in to take a look at each community.

West Palm Beach

You can see several neighborhoods appear. Watch work being done at Palm Beach International Airport and along the Florida East Coast Railway line. For those who want to reminisce, you can see the old Palm Beach Mall until just a few years ago, when it was razed and rebuilt as the Palm Beach Outlets.

Jupiter

Want a real “wow” moment? Watch Abacoa in Jupiter come out of the ground in about five seconds with this timelapse.

Palm Beach Gardens

Numerous large neighborhoods appear over the past 30 years in Palm Beach Gardens. Watch Downtown at the Gardens and Legacy Place grow out of the ground in the span of about two seconds.

Lake Worth, Greenacres

Want to show your friends how the pre-Recession housing boom affected Palm Beach County? Show them this timelapse. Hundreds of homes populate the screen from 2000 to 2006 along Lantana Road.

Wellington, Royal Palm Beach, The Acreage, Loxahatchee Groves

Long-time residents of Royal Palm Beach and Wellington will notice a few things: the construction of the Mall at Wellington Green, along with several Wellington schools; several large developments north of Okeechobee Boulevard and west of State Road 7; and several projects to connect major roads in Loxahatchee Groves.

Boynton Beach

Watch as the Boynton Beach Mall and the surrounding area grow. The Renaissance Commons development begins to grow around 2006-2007, stalls, and then sees renewed growth. Areas of suburban Boynton see several large housing developments.

Delray Beach, Boca Raton

The growth of Florida Atlantic University is especially noticeable here, along with areas of suburban Delray Beach near Lyons Road and Atlantic Avenue.

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