Scottsmoor, Florida

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Scottsmoor, Florida
U.S. 1 southbound entering Brevard County from Volusia County near Scottsmoor
U.S. 1 southbound entering Brevard County from Volusia County near Scottsmoor
Location in Brevard County and the state of Florida
Location in Brevard County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°46.0′N 80°51.7′W / 28.7667°N 80.8617°W / 28.7667; -80.8617
Country United States
State Florida
County Brevard
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code12-64625[1]

Scottsmoor is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in the north end of Brevard County, Florida, United States. It is on U.S. 1, and also the northernmost settlement in the county. It is a farming community east of Interstate 95, similar to Malabar.

The community is part of the Palm BayMelbourneTitusville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Scottsmoor is located at 28°46.0′N 80°51.7′W / 28.7667°N 80.8617°W / 28.7667; -80.8617. It is situated at the north end of Brevard County. Bounded by the north is Volusia County; on the west by Interstate 95; on the east by the Indian River Lagoon; and on the south is Aurantia. Including precinct 106.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Scottsmoor, Florida (Scottsmoor 2.5 SSW), 1991-2020 normals
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 70.5
(21.4)
72.6
(22.6)
76.5
(24.7)
80.8
(27.1)
85.4
(29.7)
88.8
(31.6)
90.6
(32.6)
90.5
(32.5)
88.1
(31.2)
83.5
(28.6)
77.2
(25.1)
72.5
(22.5)
81.4
(27.4)
Daily mean °F (°C) 59.4
(15.2)
61.6
(16.4)
64.7
(18.2)
70.1
(21.2)
74.9
(23.8)
79.7
(26.5)
81.5
(27.5)
81.7
(27.6)
79.6
(26.4)
74.7
(23.7)
67.5
(19.7)
62.1
(16.7)
71.4
(21.9)
Average low °F (°C) 48.2
(9.0)
50.5
(10.3)
52.8
(11.6)
59.4
(15.2)
64.4
(18.0)
70.5
(21.4)
72.4
(22.4)
72.8
(22.7)
71.2
(21.8)
65.8
(18.8)
57.7
(14.3)
51.7
(10.9)
61.5
(16.4)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.90
(74)
2.58
(66)
3.43
(87)
2.54
(65)
4.33
(110)
8.11
(206)
6.81
(173)
7.66
(195)
7.53
(191)
4.74
(120)
2.45
(62)
2.53
(64)
55.61
(1,412)
Source: NOAA[2][3]

History[edit]

Scottsmoor was settled in 1861 by James Garvin, who acquired the land through the Spanish Land Grant. The town gained resort community status in the 1920s. Today, all of the resorts have moved to Titusville because of its proximity to John F. Kennedy Space Center.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  3. ^ "Summary of Monthly Normals 1991-2020". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved May 28, 2021.

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