The City of Melbourne is located in southern Brevard County, southeast of Orlando on Florida’s east coast. It sits astride the Indian River Lagoon, with a large portion of the City located on Florida’s mainland, and a portion located on a barrier island. The Indian River Lagoon separates the mainland from the beach side barrier island.
The City of Melbourne is the economic engine of Brevard County, capitalizing on high-tech industries, location on the Space Coast and our established relationships with the region’s educational and research leaders. Melbourne’s historic downtowns provide ever increasing entertainment options and unique retail choices. Melbourne’s unparalleled natural amenities and a strong sense of community stewardship make the City one of the best places to live, work and raise a family. (Courtesy MelbourneFlorida.org)