Surrounding areas include Melbourne, Palm Bay, Cape Canaveral, Malabar, Grant - Valkaria, Cocoa, Melbourne Beach, Satellite Beach, Cocoa Beach, Sebastian, Vero Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Rockledge and all Southeast Florida.
Melbourne, Florida serves as the hub for the area providing the closest international airport to Port Canaveral and Cocoa Beach located just 45-minutes east of Orlando Florida. Brevard County Florida is braced by a strong economic base with unrivaled high-tech, engineering, military, recreational, tourism and educational employment opportunities from national and international companies.
The History of Brevard County Florida can be traced to the prehistory of native cultures from pre-Columbian times to the present. The county is named for Judge Theodore W. Brevard, an early settler and state comptroller. The first Paleoindians arrived in the area around 11,000 years ago followed by “the archaic people”, believed to be the ancestors of the Native Americans who would later meet the Europeans that arrived. It is believed that Ponce De Leon landed on the shores near Melbourne in 1513. The English were in possession of Florida from 1763-1783. Following the American Revolution Florida was returned to Spain until 1821, when it became United States Territory.
Florida became the 27th state of the Union in 1845. The Florida East Coast Railroad helped to settle the area reaching Titusville in 1886 and Melbourne in 1894. The Mid-20th century period of Brevard County is known for its Naval Air Stations, historical relationship with NASA and the Kennedy Space Center. The area has a long-standing history of pro-business government, planned and controlled growth and a dedication to preserving the environment.
The Climate is subtropical – typical of the Gulf and South Atlantic states and averages 234 sunny days and 2900 hours of sunshine annually with a typical two season climate. Average annual rainfall is between 50 - 55 inches. Over the course of the year the temperature typically varies from 54 – 89 degrees Fahrenheit. On average Florida has the mildest winters in the Continental United States.
The Lifestyle & Culture are incredibly diverse and supported by countless opportunities, events and attractions. Surf Cocoa Beach - visit Kennedy Space Center – book a cruise out of Port Canaveral (home to Carnival, Disney, Norwegian and Caribbean Cruise Lines) - Experience some of the finest Saltwater and Freshwater fishing in the country – Take an airboat ride on St. Johns River - Schedule your tee time to play golf on 2 dozen of the finest golf course in the state – enjoy the beaches with over 72 miles of coastline - Check out the thriving art, music and filmmaker’s scene – Visit the Brevard Zoo - Further your education at any of our local college campuses – Experience fine dining and fresh seafood – Paddleboard the Indian River - Fish, swim, dive, surf and snorkel the remarkable waters of the Atlantic Ocean - “FIND YOUR FREEDOM” in an easygoing metropolitan area with a serious small-town appeal.
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