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The City of Melbourne is located within the southern portion of Brevard County, Florida. This entire region has a subtropical climate for those of you wanting to escape the ice and snow of the north. Melbourne has a subtropical climate with on average of 234 sunny days per year and an average temperature of 80 degrees. The city is located where temperate and sub-tropical climate zones meet, which means that you can find animals and plants here that are found nowhere else on earth and the weather is generally mild in both summer and winter.
A lot of people live in Melbourne for its beautiful Atlantic Ocean beaches, both fresh and saltwater fishing while others enjoy the many superb private and public golf courses.
For those enjoying the water, there are many opportunities for fun activities year round. Sailing, boating, water skiing, fishing, scuba diving and even cruising are activities that can be done year round because of the great climate and the availability and easy accessibility of so many water bodies. The beautiful Atlantic Ocean, the Indian River, Banana River, Lake Washington, and the St. John's river are all easily accessible for year round activities within the City of Melbourne. Of course, camping and hiking are also a popular leisure time activities both along the waterways and interior forested areas.
Melbourne offers miles of natural adventure in its casual beaches where four foot long sea turtles nest in season. If you have children, they’ll enjoy the Brevard Zoo where there is a boardwalk where you can explore the thick native Florida forest and you can meet an awe-inspiring black jaguar, giraffe and many other well cared for animals in their natural environment. Treetop Trek is an exciting outdoor adventure where visitors experience nature in a brand new way—on a zip line wire high up in the trees!
Melbourne International Airport is located within the city limits and provides both easy commercial service to the world and also many private aviation resources to the community, including flight training.
Melbourne is also the home of both Florida Tech and Eastern State College which are both four year schools with great national reputations.
Florida Tech's newly created football team will be exciting to watch develop while Eastern State College conversion in 2013 from a community college to a four year university will also see major developments into the future.
Socially, Melbourne has it all! From the King Center on the campus of Eastern State College with world class performers in town each week, to its many restaurants, lounges and bars, there are many things to do every night! All denominations of churches can be found in the city and surrounding areas and there are many religious based schools from kindergarten through high school.
Speaking of schools, Brevard County and the City of Melbourne have many schools scattered throughout its boundaries for easy access by all students. The Brevard County School Board controls all of the schools in the county and does a great job of educating our youth.
Melbourne has it all – affordable living with all of the unlimited outdoor benefits of the Space Coast!