Place:Indian River, Florida, United States

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NameIndian River
Alt namesIndian Riversource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates27.683°N 80.583°W
Located inFlorida, United States     (1925 - )
See alsoSt. Lucie, Florida, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Indian River County is a county located in the Treasure Coast region in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population was 112,947. The U.S. Census Bureau 2005 estimate for the county is 128,594. Its county seat is Vero Beach, Florida. It is Florida's 6th richest county and one of the top 100 richest counties in the U.S.

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History

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Prior to 1821 the area of Indian River County was part of the Spanish colony of East Florida. In 1822 this area became part of St. Johns County, in 1824 it became part of Mosquito County (original name of Orange County), and in 1844 its portion of Mosquito County became part of newly created St. Lucia County. In 1855 St. Lucia County was renamed Brevard County. In 1905 St. Lucie County was formed from the southern portion of Brevard County; in 1925 Indian River County was formed from the northern portion of St. Lucie County. It was named for the Indian River Lagoon, which runs through the eastern portion of the county.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1925 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1925 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1925 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1925 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1925 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1925 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1930 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1930 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1930 6,724
1940 8,957
1950 11,872
1960 25,309
1970 35,992
1980 59,896
1990 90,208

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External links

http://indian-river.fl.us


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