St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge

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St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge
Location Brevard County, Florida, USA
Nearest city Titusville, Florida
Coordinates 28°33′30″N 80°53′15″W / 28.55833°N 80.88750°W / 28.55833; -80.88750Coordinates: 28°33′30″N 80°53′15″W / 28.55833°N 80.88750°W / 28.55833; -80.88750
Area 6,255 acres (25 km2)
Established 1971
Governing body US Fish & Wildlife Service

The St. Johns National Wildlife Refuge is part of the United States National Wildlife Refuge System, located off SR 50 just west of Titusville. The 6,255 acre (25 km2) refuge was established in 1971 to protect the now extinct Dusky Seaside Sparrow, Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens. It is administered as part of Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

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