Brevard County, Florida
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Brevard County, FL

Founded 14 March, 1844

Influenced by the presence of the John F. Kennedy Space Center, Brevard County is also known as the Space Coast.

The county is named after Theodore Washington Brevard, an early settler, and state comptroller.

 The official county seat has been located in Titusville since 1894.

In the 1800s, the Hernandez-Capron Trail passed through the county.

"Mosquito County" was formed while the state was still a territory, and on some maps was absorbed into an unofficial "Leigh Read" county between 1839 and 1845. This eventually became three new counties one of which was "Saint Lucia County" on March 14, 1844 - it was renamed Brevard County in 1855.
In 1905 St. Lucie County was created from the southern third of the county.


Cities
 Cape Canaveral * Cocoa * Cocoa Beach * Indian Harbour Beach * Melbourne
Palm Bay * Rockledge * Satellite Beach * Titusville * West Melbourne

Towns
 Grant-Valkaria * Indialantic * Malabar
Melbourne Beach * Melbourne Village * Palm Shores

Census-designated places
Cocoa West * June Park * Merritt Island * Micco * Mims * Patrick AFB *
Port St. John * Sharpes * South Patrick Shores * Viera East * Viera West *

Other Unincorporated Communities
 Aurantia * Barefoot Bay * Bellwood * Canaveral Groves * Courtenay * Eau Gallie * Floridana Beach
Georgiana * Indianola * Kennedy Space Center * Lotus * Melbourne Shores * Pineda
Scottsmoor * Shiloh * South Cocoa Beach * Suntree * Tropic


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Website Updates:
June 2017: Sicklist news for PROVOST, LEE, MUNSON.  Obit for HINES.  Marriage Announcements:  OSTEEN-MATHERS, WILSON-STEWART, QUILLIN-RYALS

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Orange County – west


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