Indian Harbour Beach, Florida

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Indian Harbour Beach is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. The population was 8,152 at the 2000 census. As of 2005, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 8,441.[3] It is part of the Palm BayMelbourneTitusville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Public safety

One of the problems with tsunamis is that there is a window of 15–60 minutes from detection until the waves strike. The National Weather Service has named Indian Harbour Beach, population 8,500, the first "tsunami-ready" city in Florida.[4]

The city has a 100% Volunteer Fire Department, consisting of 30+ members and utilizing three Class-A pumpers, including a 75 feet (23 m) ladder truck.[5]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.8 km² (2.6 mi²). 5.5 km² (2.1 mi²) of it is land and 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²) of it (18.63%) is water.

Surrounding areas

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