Brevard County, Florida Genealogy

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Brevard County, Florida
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Founded January 6, 1844
County Seat Titusville
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County Courthouse

Brevard County Courthouse
400 S Street
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone. 321.633.1924

Formerly St. Lucie County Name changed to Brevard 6 Jan 1855
Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1868,
land records from 1871, divorce and court records from 1879,
probate records from 1917 and military discharge records from 1919;
County Health  Department Superintendent has death rec from 1985
and birth records; some records prior to 1885 destroyed[1]


Parent County

1844--Brevard County was created from Mosquito County and was first called St. Lucie. It was renamed to Brevard County 6 January 1855. Mosquito County was renamed to Orange County in 1845.
County seat: Titusville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some records prior to 1885 have been destroyed.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Brevard County, Florida Genealogy census records online, see: Florida Census.

The 1885 Florida State Population Census includes sex, age, relationship, occupation, place of birth of each family member and parents. Also census for agriculture, manufacture and mortality.




Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Brevard Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1123
Cocoa, FL 32923-1123

Genealogical Society of North Brevard
P.O. Box 897
Titusville, FL 32781-0897

Genealogical Society of South Brevard
P.O. Box 786
Melbourne, FL 32902-0786

Brevard County Libraries Genealogy Collections

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Brevard County, Florida. Page 133 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).