Brevard Business News

BREVARD COUNTY HISTORY: Satellite Beach is Relatively New Town by Florida Standards

Satellite Beach, Florida is a relatively new town by Florida standards. It was incorporated in 1957 and is on the barrier island south of Patrick Air Force Base and north of another relatively new town, Indian Harbour Beach. It has a population of about 10,000 and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Banana River on the west. […]

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BREVARD HISTORY: Brevard County Courthouse Was Often Moved, Current Structure Built In 1912

Brevard County once encompassed parts of Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Okeechobee, Osceola, Orange and Volusia Counties. The Brevard County courthouse was often moved, depending on the strength of various political factions. From 1875 to 1878 the courthouse stood at Lake View in Osceola County until it burned to the ground. […]