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Monument US 1 Brevard Volusia county line
U.S. 1 southbound entering Brevard County from Volusia County near Scottsmoor

Scottsmoor is an unincorporated community 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.


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.


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 the John F. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

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