Satellite Beach is located in Brevard County in Florida. It is a small city located with the Indian River to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
Satellite Beach is an important part of the Palm Bay–Melbourne–Titusville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
All About Satellite Beach in Florida
|• Total||4.29 sq mi (11.10 km2)|
|• Land||2.92 sq mi (7.56 km2)|
|• Water||1.37 sq mi (3.54 km2)|
|Elevation||13 ft (4 m)|
|• Estimate (2019)||11,130|
|• Density||3,810.34/sq mi (1,471.33/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0290694|
Areas near the city
- Cape Canaveral
- Indian Harbour Beach
- South Patrick Shores
- West Melbourne
- Palm Bay
- Cocoa Beach
Important historical facts of the city
- Satellite Beach was incorporated in 1957.
- Percy L. Hedgecock, Jimmy Caudle, and Dumont Smith were the first incorporators.
- The first town mayor was Percy L. Hedgecock.
- In 2011, the city became one of the first areas in the United States to install solar panels on municipal buildings.
The beach areas and dunes battered by hurricanes in 2004 are being restored. It was underwritten by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Brevard County.