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Brevard County, Florida

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This project is for those who were born, lived and died in Brevard County, Florida.

The county is named for Theodorus Washington Brevard. It is located on the central east coast of Florida, and is known as the Space Coast due to the large presence of The Kennedy Space Center.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Angel City
  • Aurantia
  • Barefoot Bay
  • Bellwood
  • Canaveral Groves
  • Cape Canaveral
  • Cocoa
  • Cocoa Beach
  • Cocoa West
  • Courtenay
  • Eau Gallie
  • Floridana Beach
  • Georgiana
  • Grant
  • Indialantic
  • Indian Harbor Beach
  • Indianola
  • June Park
  • Kennedy Space Center
  • Lotus
  • Malabar
  • Melbourne
  • Melbourne Beach
  • Melbourne Shores
  • Melbourne Village
  • Merritt Island
  • Micco
  • Mims
  • Palm Bay
  • Palm Shores
  • Patrick AFB
  • Pineda
  • Port St. John
  • Rockledge
  • Satellite Beach
  • Scottsmoor
  • Sharpes
  • Shiloh
  • South Cocoa Beach
  • South Patrick Shores
  • Suntree
  • Titusville (County Seat)
  • Tropic
  • Valkaria
  • Viera
  • West Melbourne



History of Brevard County

American Police Hall of Fame & Museum

American Space Museum

Cape Canaveral AFS

Central Instrumentation Facility

Community Chapel of Melbourne Beach


J.R. Field Homestead

The William H. Gleason House


La Grange Church & Cemetery

Launch Control Center

Melbourne Beach Pier

The Edward Porcher House

The James Pritchard House

The Judge George Robbins House

The James W. Rossetter House


The Wager House

The Sullivan Bros. Victory Citrus Groves Packing House

Windover Archaeological Site

Television & Movies filmed in Brevard County

Matinee (1993)

Apollo 13 (1995)

Contact (1997)

Armageddon (1998)

Moonraker (1979)

Marvin's Room (1996)

Nightmare (1981)

A Night in Heaven (1983)

Things Behind the Sun (2001)

Space Cowboys (2000)

Jaws 3-D (1983)

The Number 23 (2007)

I'll Believe You (2006)

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

The Cape (TV: 1996-1997)

From the Earth To the Moon (TV: 1998)

I Dream of Jeannie (TV: 1965-1970)