About Brevard County
Brevard County, also known as the Space Coast, enamors visitors and residents with the charm of its natural beauty, unparalleled standard of living and abundance of cultural and recreational activities. The Space Coast is a wonderful place for nature enthusiasts with more than 100 parks, several campgrounds, six nature centers and thousands of acres of sanctuaries and conservation areas. Our seaside community averages 74 degrees, and year-round sunshine is tempered by a refreshing ocean breeze. Boasting seventy-two miles of beautiful Atlantic Ocean beaches, the longest in Florida, and the Indian and Banana Rivers, Brevard County provides boaters, fishermen, outdoorsmen, surfers, nature-enthusiasts and active individuals alike with a plethora of water sports and activities from which to choose.
Cultural activities vary from live theater, concerts and shows at The Maxwell C. King Center, The Cocoa Village Playhouse or The Henagar Center in Melbourne to a wealth of art galleries , cultural festivals and historical displays. The charming downtown sections of Melbourne, Cocoa Village and Titusville offer one-of-a-kind-shops, boutiques and galleries and also feature restaurants and specialty stores and host arts and crafts activities throughout the year.
Brevard County is home to Port Canaveral, the second-busiest cruise port in the world, which offers cruises from Disney, Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian cruise lines. The Cove, located at Port Canaveral, is home to numerous restaurants and shops, Exploration Tower and Jetty Park, a campground and beach.
Indian River County, also known as the Treasure Coast, has over 112,000 residents, which includes the five incorporated towns of Vero Beach, Indian River Shores, Orchid, Sebastian and Fellsmere. Vero Beach is part of the Treasure Coast region of eastern Florida. Vero Beach is a popular choice for buyers looking for Treasure Coast real estate. It is the largest municipality and the county seat for Indian River County and has approximately 17,500 residents.
Why is Vero Beach real estate so desirable? Vero Beach was rated "Best Small Town in Florida and 12th in the Nation" and named one of "The 100 Best Art Towns in America". Vero Beach has been described by the Wall Street Journal, who said it was an "unsung Florida getaway". Vero Beach is also recognized as "The Citrus Capital of the World" with its domestic market and worldwide export of delicious Indian River citrus.
Known as the "Gateway to the Tropics," Vero Beach's residents and visitors enjoy its casual elegance, lush tropical climate, high quality of life, and abundance of recreational activities. Vero Beach golf, tennis and boating in particular are incredibly popular.
Indian River County is located at the northern border of Florida's warmest thermal belt. Yearly rainfall in 2000 was 47 inches. September is usually known as the rainy month, with June, October and August following next in order. The period of least rainfall usually occurs from November to April. The average year round temperature is 82 degrees. Summer averages 89 and winter 74.3.