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Welcome to Melbourne ...

The coastal city of Melbourne is located in Brevard County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Melbourne has a population of 82,011 people<1> (see below for details).

Melbourne is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Melbourne lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Melbourne is within the (321) area code.

The ZIP codes for Melbourne: 32901-32902, 32904, 32912, 32919, 32934-32936, 32940-32941<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Melbourne had a population of 76,068 people (which is 14% of the total population of Brevard County). This makes Melbourne the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Melbourne represents 0.4% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 76,068 people, the population of Melbourne increased 6.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 71,382 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Melbourne had an population of 82,011 people. This is an increase of 7.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.89% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Melbourne.

Communities near Melbourne ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Melbourne and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cocoa Beach   [Map]   11,733   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grant-Valkaria   [Map]   4,207   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Indian Harbour Beach   [Map]   8,566   N   5 miles [8 km]
Malabar   [Map]   3,077   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Palm Shores   [Map]   1,160   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rockledge   [Map]   27,476   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Melbourne.

Communities Also Named Melbourne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Melbourne - they are located in Arkansas, California, Iowa, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Tennessee and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Melbourne.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Melbourne. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Melbourne. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Melbourne.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Melbourne:

Websites for Melbourne ...

Official Website:   www.melbourneflorida.org/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.melpb-chamber.org/
 
Junior League:   www.jlsb.net/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Melbourne ...

Looking for more information about Melbourne? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Melbourne, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Melbourne.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Florida

About Brevard County

About Florida

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Melbourne: www.melbourneflorida.org/

The official website for Brevard County: www.brevardcounty.us/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Melbourne.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Melbourne - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Melbourne). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Melbourne or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Melbourne includes: 32901, 32904, 32912, 32919, 32934, 32935, 32940 & 32941.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Melbourne. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Melbourne) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Melbourne. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Melbourne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Melbourne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.0789, Longitude: -80.6218     [Map].

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