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Situated on former Duda Ranch and scrub forest land, Viera
is a master planned community in Brevard County, Florida,
located in the Space Coast region. It is unincorporated. Viera
is home to many of the county government's buildings. It also
contains the Space Coast Stadium, home field for the Brevard
County Manatees. It is the spring training home of the Washington
Nationals. The population of Viera (as of 2000) is approximately
Viera is part of the Palm Bay–Melbourne–Titusville
Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The area contains wetlands. There is a regional park.
Neighborhoods include Gatwick Manor, Daintree,Osprey, Sunstone
Estates, Terramore, Eason Landing, Cortona, and Levanto, all
part of the new Viera West Expansion, The Villages of North
Solerno and The Villages Of South Solerno. The older part
of viera includes Wickham Lakes, Viera East Golf Club,
Crane Creek, Grand Isle Retirement Community, Herons' Landing,
Indian River Colony Club, Six Mile Creek, Hammock Trace, and
The Villages of Viera East which consists of the Bennington,
Somerville, Templeton, Auburn Lakes and Wingate Estates subdivisions,
surrounding the Ralph M. Williams, Jr. Elementary School.
Development started in earnest about 1993. Until then, the
area was mostly open land or farmland with road access via
a single lane highway.
An overpass crossing I-95 in central Viera opened in November
2007, joining Viera East and Viera West via an extension of
Viera Boulevard. This reduced travel time to government offices.
The Avenue Viera, a shopping center opened in 2004. The grand
opening was delayed somewhat due to Hurricanes Frances and
Jean The Avenue contains shops and restaurants, Rave Motion
Pictures Theaters, and several Big Box retailers including
Bed, Bath and Beyond, Office Depot and The Sports Authority,
New York and Company, Charlotte Russe, and Pacsun.
Restaurants include Longhorn Steakhouse, Panera Bread, Chili's
and The Melting Pot.
There are two 18-hole golf courses.
There is a 125-acre (0.51 km2) Regional Park which has 5
lit baseball fields, 2 lit softball fields, 8 soccer fields,
an 18,000 square feet (1,700 m2) community center/gymnasium,
2 lit outdoor basketball courts, 3 playgrounds, and 4 lit
Space Coast Stadium is home to the Brevard Co. Manatees Single
A affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers and the spring training
site of the Washington Nationals. The stadium is listed to
seat 8,100 people to capacity.
The Veterans Administration has a clinic here. There are
Education / Schools
Ralph M. Williams, Jr. Elementary School (opened 1999),
Manatee Elementary, Quest Elementary, and Viera High School.
There is a local fire station.