Palm Bay, Florida

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For the area in Kent, England, see Palm Bay, Kent.

Palm Bay is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 100,786 on 1 July 2008;[2] it is the most populous city in the county. Palm Bay is a principal city[6] of the Palm Bay–MelbourneTitusville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 536,521 on 1 July 2008.[3]



The Timucuan Indians, attracted to the mouth of Turkey Creek at the Indian River by fresh water springs, fish, oysters, and wildlife, are thought to have been the first inhabitants in the Palm Bay area.

Palm Bay's recent history began in the 1850s when the first European settlers built homes along Turkey Creek. Originally referred to as Tillman, the settlement was described as a "small strip of hammock...on each side of Turkey Creek...mostly pine and palmetto, miserable sandy barren oak scrub, some ponds and interspersed with sawgrass and gallberry."[7]

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