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Your Complete Guide to Brevard County Florida

Official Seal of Brevard County

From Mims to Sebastian and every place in between, being in Brevard County, also know as Florida’s “Space Coast”, provides a broad and diverse choice of things to do, people to meet and places to experience.

Brevard County was created in 1844 as Saint Lucia County and renamed in 1855 to honor George Washington Brevard, a Florida State Controller.

Located half-way between Jacksonville and Miami, Florida, Brevard County is an extra-long county, extending 72 miles from north to south which means we have 72 miles of ocean beaches for you to enjoy. If you love boating or like to fish, Brevard County has almost 540 square miles of fresh, brackish and salt-water waterways including the Indian River, Lake Washington, Lake Poinsett, Lake Winder, Sawgrass Lake, St. Johns River, and the Banana River.

Map of Florida highlighting Brevard County on the East Coast

With more than 200 parks, 3 campgrounds, 6 public golf courses and 11 wildlife sanctuaries in Brevard County, residents and visitors alike have a wide range of outdoor leisure opportunities to enjoy our beautiful subtropical climate. If it happens to rain, visit one of Brevard Counties 20 libraries with more than 900,000 volumes, 2250 periodical subscriptions, 18,000 videos and 21,000 CDs to be loaned as well as high speed personal computers for you to use at each branch.

Brevard County can fulfill whatever you desire whether that’s lazy days on the beach, the excitement of watching a rockets launch into space or departing from Port Canaveral for the cruise of your dreams. Your options in Brevard County are second to none. Our guests and locals alike can feel right at home or pampered in the lap of luxury with our varied offerings.

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