Advertise Now
  Home > Travel Florida > Florida Cities > Rockledge


The State of Florida is a state in the southeastern United States. Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean and the Straits of Florida. It extends to the northwest into a panhandle, extending along the northern Gulf of Mexico. Florida's nickname is the Sunshine State but severe weather is a common occurrence in the state. It is bordered on the north by the states of Georgia and Alabama and on the west, at the end of the panhandle, by Alabama.
Rockledge is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. The population was 20,170 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S Census Bureau is 23,295. The City of Rockledge is the oldest incorporated municipality in Brevard Country, founded on the shoreline of the Indian River Lagoon on August 7, 1887. Rockledge covers approximately 11 square miles with a 2006 population of 25,225 residents as of April 1, 2006.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 31.5 square kilometer. 27.7 square kilometer of it is land and 3.8 square kilometer of it is water. It is bounded on the north by Cocoa, on the west by the St. Johns River and scrubland, to the south by Viera and Melbourne, to the east by the indian river lagoon and merritt island on the opposite shore.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.8 percent under the age of 18, 6 percent from 18 to 24, 28.6 percent from 25 to 44, 25.2 percent from 45 to 64, and 16.4 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The city is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of  United States, it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. The city has undergone some improvement in various fields and enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

Back to Florida Cities