Founded in 1887, Rockledge is the oldest city in Brevard County. With a gorgeous waterfront location in Central Brevard County, Rockledge is rumored to have been named for the many layers of coquina rock along the shores of its Indian Riverbanks. In the early 1900’s, Rockledge was a popular tourist location with many visitors flocking to its serene waters during the winter months, and it continues to be a well-loved area for “snow-birds” and permanent residents alike.
In terms of housing, Rockledge has something to appeal to all of its approximately 25,000 residents. From large riverfront estates to more modest starter homes, Rockledge has homes for every taste and budget. Rockledge homeowners can enjoy numerous pastimes. Many people like to bike or take a drive along scenic River Road. Others appreciate taking in a theater production or concert in adjacent Cocoa Village. And there’s always shopping and restaurants to be enjoyed to the south in Viera. Overall, Rockledge is a town steeped in history with all the comforts of home.