Located in the southern side of Brevard County, the city of Melbourne is one of Florida’s most popular Space Coast towns. Known for its sunny weather, plethora of outdoor activities, and charming downtown areas, Melbourne offers a family-friendly vibe as well as culture and diversity.
The second-largest city in Brevard County has an area of 35.48 square miles and a population of around 80,000. Founded in 1867, it was originally called Crane Creek. The town was renamed Melbourne in honor of the town’s postmaster who had spent a lot of time in the Australian city.
Melbourne’s location along the Indian River Lagoon and the southern side of Brevard County gives residents easy access to the finest beaches, neighboring towns and cities, and popular attractions. The Melbourne International Airport is a boon to those who frequently travel for business or work. The city offers plenty of employment opportunities in tech and aerospace industry.