Cocoa Florida (often mistaken for it's oceanfront sister, Cocoa Beach, Florida), is located mainland between the City of Rockledge and township of Port St. John, spanning 15.4 square miles of land and water. Centrally located in Brevard County, and accessible by Interstate 95, State Roads 528, 520 and 524; Cocoa is only minutes from Orlando, Kennedy Space Center, and Brevard's beaches.
Rich in history, Cocoa offers several different housing markets to accommodate any lifestyle. Alongside great shopping and dining in the downtown district of Cocoa Village, you'll find upscale waterfront condominiums overlooking the Indian River Lagoon and Merritt Island shoreline.
Take a scenic drive along the Old Dixie Highway, now referred to as Indian River Drive, for a mixture of historic and modern waterfront homes.
If you prefer privacy, just head west until you reach the rural areas of Canaveral Groves and West Cocoa. Here you'll find estates on one acre or more lot sizes, and plenty of vacant land to build your dream home. These areas offer untouched wilderness, showcasing Florida's natural beauty. Enjoy local establishments such as Lone Cabbage Fish Camp, which offers air boat tours and alligator excursions along the St. John's River.
Cocoa is home to one of three Eastern Florida State College campuses located in Brevard County, as well as a University of Central Florida satellite campus. In that same area you'll find EFSC's Planetarium and Observatory, and the Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science. Just down the road from Eastern Florida State College, lies the highest point in Brevard County, appropriately named "High Pointe," which measures 83 feet above sea level.
Cocoa's high school, home of the Tigers, is well known for it's athletic programs. It's men's football team has won 4 state championships, 2 semi-state championships (as recently as 2018), 12 regional championships, 11 league championships, 9 district championships, and has been nationally ranked 6 times with 2 undefeated seasons.
Since 1957, Cocoa has supplied the communities of central Brevard County with potable water. Today Cocoa provides water to over 80,000 customers (200,000+ people) in Cocoa, Rockledge, Port St. John, Merritt Island, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Suntree/Viera, Patrick Air Force Base, and the Kennedy Space Center.