Brevard County Community Information
Brevard County Florida is located along a 72 mile stretch of the Atlantic Ocean. As of 2007 the U.S. Census Bureau estimated our population as 534,359.
Brevard County Florida stretches from the Canaveral National Seashore, a barrier island of 24 miles of unspoiled beaches offering abundant plant and animal life, plenty of recreational activities including boating, fishing, canoeing, camping, hiking and horseback riding to the south offering surfing & fishing at the Sebastian Inlet State Park.
Brevard County Florida is home to the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, this buffer zone between NASA’s quest for space exploration at the Kennedy Space Center peacefully co-exisists between Space Shuttle launches and unmanned missile launches from the U.S. Air Force Station. This area provides an unspoiled habitat for migratory birds and natural wildlife as well as educational, environmental and recreational activities for our community.
Brevard County Florida has a growing and vibrant economy rich with high-tech and other industry with agriculture, tourism, other service businesses, and national and regional organizations
Brevard County Schools
Brevard County’s public schools provide a high quality education and are consistently rated above the state average. Brevard Community College, with campuses in the central, north, and south areas of the county, along with the University of Central Florida and Rollins College, provide an superb educational environment. Florida Institute of Technology also has a full campus in Brevard County Florida.
Brevard County Recreation & Entertainment
Brevard County Florida parks and recreation departments supply plenty of places for family entertainment, along with private businesses, and recreational facilities such as championship golf courses, racquetball courts, sports parks, skateboard parks, an ice-skating rink, beaches and lake-side parks. Also, Brevard County Florida is the spring training home of the Florida Manatees baseball team. Port Canaveral has a thriving cruise ship industry. Kennedy Space Center, NASA, and Astronaut Hall of Fame, provide wonderful family recreational opportunities. The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts brings a wide variety of famous comedians, bands, musical, theatrical, and intellectual fare on a year-round basis. World famous Ron Jon Surf Shop, Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios and other popular central Florida attractions are all a short drive away.