Satellite Beach, Florida

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Satellite Beach is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. The population was 9,577 at the 2000 census. As of 2005, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 9,811.[3] It is part of the Palm BayMelbourneTitusville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

Satellite Beach is located at 28°10′24″N 80°35′48″W / 28.17333°N 80.59667°W / 28.17333; -80.59667 (28.173441, -80.596674).[4] It is referred to as a barrier city because it lies on an island that is situated in front of the mainland. It is accessible by the Pineda Causeway (State Road 404) and the Eau Gallie Causeway, both of which come from the neighboring city of Melbourne.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.7 km² (3.4 mi²). 6.2 km² (2.4 mi²) of it is land and 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²) of it (29.46%) is water.

Surrounding areas

History

In 2010, the city began planning for a rise in sea level resulting from global warming.[5]

Government

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