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Brevard Community Profiles

Barefoot Bay
Population: 5,979
Unincorporated
Point of Interest: Community Center

Cape Canaveral
Population: 9,807
Incorporated: 1963
Points of Interest: Cherie Down Park, Jetty Park

Cocoa
Population: 16,610
Incorporated: 1895
Points of Interest: Historic Cocoa Village, Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science, Brevard Community college and planetarium, Cocoa Expo

Cocoa Beach
Population: 12,850
Incorporated: 1925
Points of Interest: Cocoa Beach Pier, Surfside Playhouse, Ron Jon-s Surf Shop

Fellsmere
Population: 4,173
Incorporated: 1911
Points of Interest: The Frog Leg Festival, an annual event in January.

Grant
Population: 792
Unincorporated
Points of Interest: The Grant Seafood Festival, an annual event in February, is
Florida-s oldest and longest continuous seafood festival.

Indiatlantic
Population: 3,037
Incorporated: 1952
Points of Interest: Indialantic Beach Park, Paradise Beach Park, Fifth Avenue Boardwalk

Indian Harbour Beach
Population: 8,661
Incorporated: 1955
Points of Interest: Bicentennial Park, Gleason Park

Malabar
Population: 2,782
Incorporated: 1962
Points of Interest: Malabar Scrub Sanctuary, a 345-acre nature preserve on the north side of Malabar Road, developed through Brevard County-s Environmentally
Endangered Lands Program.

Melbourne
Population: 74,644
Incorporated: 1888;
Merged with Eau Gallie in 1969 Points of Interest: Florida Tech Botanical Gardens, King Center for the Performing Arts, Liberty Bell Memorial Museum, Museum of Arts and Science, Brevard Community College south campus, Melbourne Square mall.

Melbourne Beach
Population: 3,422
Incorporated: 1923
Points of Interest: Ryckman House, Sea Turtle Preservation Society, Flutie Athletic Complex, Spessard Holland Park.

Melbourne Village
Population: 719
Incorporated: 1957
Points of Interest: Erma Nixon Hammock Park

Merritt Island
Population: 42,389
Unincorporated
Points of Interest: Kennedy Space Center and the Visitor Complex, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Merritt Square mall.

Melbourne Beach
Population: 3,422
Incorporated: 1923
Points of Interest: Ryckman House, Sea Turtle Preservation Society, Flutie Athletic Complex, Spessard Holland Park.

Melbourne Village
Population: 719
Incorporated: 1957
Points of Interest: Erma Nixon Hammock Park

Merritt Island
Population: 42,389
Unincorporated
Points of Interest: Kennedy Space Center and the Visitor Complex, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Merritt Square mall.

Micco
Population: 9,498
Unincorporated
Points of Interest: Barefoot Bay modular home development, founded in 1970, occupies 1,100 acres.

Mims
Population: 9,147
Unincorporated
Points of Interest: Harry T. Moore Memorial Park, honoring civil rights leaders Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore, who were killed by a bomb explosion at their house on Christmas night 1951.

Palm Bay
Population: 88,572
Incorporated: 1956
Points of Interest: Brevard Community College campus, New Urban District Park, Turkey Creek Wildlife Sanctuary.

Palm Shores
Population: 938
Incorporated: 1959

Patrick Air Force Base
Population: 2,137
Commissioned: Banana River Naval Air Station in 1940; renamed in 1950 Points of Interest: Air Force Technical
Application Center

Palm Shores
Population: 938
Incorporated: 1959

Patrick Air Force Base
Population: 2,137
Commissioned: Banana River Naval Air Station in 1940; renamed in 1950 Points of Interest: Air Force Technical Application Center

Port St. John
Population: 20,481
Unincorporated
Points of Interest: Public Library

Rockledge
Population: 23,383
Incorporated: 1887
Points of Interest: Rockledge, Silver Pines, Taylor and McLarty parks

Satellite Beach
Population: 10,860
Incorporated: 1957
Points of Interest: Pelican Beach Park, DeSoto Recreation Complex, Samsons Island Park, Concrete Surf skate park

Scottsmoor
Population: 1,609
Unincorporated
Points of Interest: Land acquired through a Spanish Land Grant

Suntree/Viera
Population: 18,041
Unincorporated
Points of Interest: The Brevard Zoo and Space Coast Stadium

Titusville
Population: 43,029
Incorporated: 1867
Points of Interest: Historical downtown, Emma Parrish Theatre, U. S. Space Walk
of Fame, Astronauts Space Museum, Kennedy Space Center

West Melbourne
Population: 13,869
Incorporated: 1959
Points of Interest: Max K. Rodes Park

Valkaria
Population: 1,890
Unincorporated
Points of Interest: The Habitat Golf Course, Valkaria Airport

 

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