Brevard county is located on Florida's Space Coast, east/central Florida, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. With a beautiful stretch of white sandy beaches along numerous barrier islands, surfing, snorkeling, swimming, turtle watching, boating and fishing are popular activities. Parks and golf courses are plentiful and local attractions include the Kennedy Space Center, Brevard Zoo, and the Brevard Museum of Art and Science. Disney World and other central Florida attractions are within a 1 hour drive.
Brevard County was established in 1844 from a portion of Mosquito County and was originally named St. Lucie. In 1855 the name was changed in honor of Theodore Washington Brevard (1804-77) of North Carolina. Brevard came to Florida in 1847 and became the state comptroller.
The Brevard Public School District is known as the 48th largest district in the United States and the 10th largest in Florida. Across 17 different municipalities in the Space Coast area, Brevard County Public Schools educate students in over 80 schools, 20 special centers and 10 charter schools. The goal of this school district is like many others; to serve its community and enhance student’s lives by delivering the highest quality education. Fortunately, Brevard public schools receive immense assistance in the form of monetary funds from the Brevard Schools Foundation in order to meet its goal of delivering high quality education to students.
Location: International Palms Resort in Cocoa Beach, Florida
3 days of fun filled family friendly piracy is taking over Cocoa Beach with the Cocoa Beach Pirate Fest which is in it's 5th year and held in conjunction with the Florida Pirate Con. Featuring Pirate themed vendors, pirate ships, live music and entertainment, treasure hunts and activities for the kids and an adult's only Pirate's Ball.
If you love pirates, then this is the place to be in June! Florida Pirate Con features pirate celebrities, world famous treasure hunters, artists, authors, treasures, artifacts and more. And it doesn't end there. This event is in conjunction with the 5th Annual Cocoa Beach Pirate Fest which offers even more Pirate themed activities.
Space Florida drives State economic development across the global aerospace enterprise. As the State of Florida’s aerospace economic development agency, Space Florida fosters bold economic development activities to expand and diversify domestic and international opportunities that support talent development, enhance infrastructure and support governments and organizations in improving the state’s competitive business climate.
The Braille and Talking Book Library is a library dedicated to providing reading materials to blind and visually impaired residents. Its headquarters is located in Daytona and it has nine subregional locations in Coca, Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Clearwater, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, and Lake Worth to serve residents throughout the state.
The Brevard County Library system has 17 branches located in Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay, Melbourne Beach, Merritt Island, Mims, Palm Bay, Port St. John, Satellite Beach, Micco, Titusville, West Melbourne, and 4 in Melbourne.
Welcome to Fin & Fly fishing charters, the top rated charter fishing company in Cocoa Beach Florida.
We provide full service guided charters along Central Florida’s Space Coast with years of experience and professional quality boats and equipment. So whether you want to chase tailing schools of Redfish on the skinny water flats, or pull big Snook out of the tight mangroves, or venture offshore to chase sailfish, Fin & Fly Charters has what it takes to make your trip a safe and enjoyable experience out on the water.
Hometown News Brevard County provides a blend of news stories, feature articles, profiles and coverage of importance. Featuring five different editions: North Brevard (which covers the municipalities of Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Cocoa, Merritt Island, Titusville and Mims); Suntree-Viera-Rockledge; Melbourne (which covers the cities of Melbourne and West Melbourne); The Beaches (which covers the municipalities of Satellite Beach, Indian Harbour Beach, Indialantic and Melbourne Beach); as well as Palm Bay (which covers Palm Bay and Malabar).
Port Canaveral is located on the Central East Coast of Florida and is a customer-friendly gateway to major consumer markets and leisure destinations offering cruise lines, cargo lines and shippers, businesses and vacationers the capabilities of a first-class deepwater port.
Brevard Alternative Homeschool is a support group for Brevard County, Florida Homeschoolers practicing or exploring alternative philosophies such as agnosticism, atheism, humanism, Paganism, Native American spiritualism or Wicca. All others friendly to freethought or alternative philosophies are welcome. The group offers friendship, support, help with secular or alternative curricula, and a forum for discussing issues we may have as non-traditional homeschoolers.