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Satellite Beach

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. 9,811. 
Satellite Beach is a small city located to the east of Orlando. The population was 9,577 at the 2000 census and as of 2005 the population estimated by the census bureau was 9,811. The city 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 and the Eau Gallie causeway, both of which come from the neighboring city of Melbourne. The city is mainly a beachy area only a few feet above sea level.
According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 8.7 square kilometers of which 6.2 square kilometers of it is land and 2.6 square kilometers is water. In the city the population was spread out with 21.8 percent under the age of 18, 5.3 percent from 18 to 24, 23.0 percent from 25 to 44, 28.3 percent from 45 to 64 and 21.5 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

There is barely any elevation as the location of the city is near the ocean and most of the ground is just beach sand, crushed shells and small layer of top soil followed by the ocean water below. Satellite beach is a small but beautiful city. 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.

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