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Merritt Island is found on the eastern coast of Florida in Brevard County. The island is the close neighbor of Cocoa and Cape Canaveral. Residents looking for homes for rent in an area near a bustling urban center are in luck - Orlando is a short distance away. The island has many appealing features as well, such as Ulumay Wildlife Sanctuary, Merritt Square Mall, Osteen Park and Merritt Island Airport.

Interesting Facts About Merritt Island

  • Merritt Island houses the NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Though it's inactive, its historical value helps make Merritt Island a beacon for tourists. The space center is on the northern part of the island, while the south is dominant by residential homes.
  • The island is the largest in Florida, and the town itself remains unincorporated.
  • Agriculture was a factor in the history of the island. Citrus fruits have been essential, and prominent crops include pineapples and oranges. Grapefruit also grows around the island.

Resources for Renters

  • Brevard County's website will be a good place for renters to learn about the island and its surrounding communities. There's a page called "Apply/Renew" that has links to a number of essential forms, such as a driver's license, employment application, occupational license, a special events permit and animal license tags. The site also allows for individual feedback from residents, on a page called "Provide Feedback." There's also access to public records, information regarding Florida statutes, elections, a code of ordinances, a county charter and draft ordinances. A search bar is also found on the site, for more particular needs.
  • The Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce has a website that residents of Merritt Island can use to garner information about the island's business community. 

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