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Merritt Island

Merritt Island

In the friendly area of Merritt Island you’ll be in good company with around 35,157 residents with around 81% of those homeowners. With an average age of 48, the residents of Merritt Island are well established, made up of families of all age groups. Though fairly kicked back throughout the week, during weekends and holidays, you can see a lot more activity and excitement. Over the recent months roughly 158 homes have been sold with an average sold price of $514,001. That is an increase of $10,639 from the previous period.

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Thing to do in meritt island

Kennedy Space Center


We are known as the Space Coast, what a better way to learn about it than to visit Kennedy Space Center itself! Learn the history of our space program and the future plans as they develop and launch dates.

Explore the Waterways

Merritt Island is surrounded with the Indian River to the west and the Banana River to the east. Boat tours and rentals are available or get out on your own boat. You can even go from one river to the other through the Barge Canal, located North of 528.

Veterans Memorial Center


Enjoy a free museum, library, and memorial plaza. Military artifacts ranging from the Revolutionary War to the Middle East. Enjoy the riverfront, walking trails, and events at this great location too!

Kayak, Paddle & Kite boarding

Own your own or take a guided tour. These water sports are a great way to get out on the water. Bioluminescence tours with a glass bottom kayak watch the water come alive. Bioluminescence is strongest in the summer five days after a full moon.

Nature Preserves

With so much water and wildlife the beauty is in the nature around us! Visit these wildlife sanctuaries.

Ulumay Wildlife Sanctuary - 453 Acres
Off N Sykes CreekMerritt Island

National Wildlife Refuge
Access from Titusville

Petting Zoo

Romelia Farms is located on N Merritt Island. Local petting zoo, wedding venue and horse back riding.

Historic Sites

Visit Sam's House at Pine Island
Conservation Area. This 1875 cabin is one of the oldest standing homes in Brevard County. Explore hiking trails and life as a pioneer.
Georgianna Church
Historical church from 1885 located off S. Tropical Trail

Field Manor
A living history museum that includes a farmhouse and a working citrus farm. It was the first house to be built on Merritt Island.
Walk the living history museum or attend one of the events.

Around The Area

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Local News & Advice

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