|Incorporated (village)||December 22, 1888|
|Consolidated with Eau Gallie||July 15, 1969|
|Founded by||Cornthwaite John Hector|
|Named for||Melbourne, Australia|
The city, formerly called "Crane Creek", was named Melbourne in honor of its first postmaster, Cornthwaite John Hector, an Englishman who had spent much of his life in Melbourne, Australia.
The Feather River is the principal tributary of the Sacramento River, in the Sacramento Valley of ... The main stem Feather River begins at Oroville Dam, the outlet of Lake Oroville
Melbourne is located approximately 60 miles (97 km) southeast of Orlando on the Space Coast, along Interstate 95. It is approximately midway between Jacksonville and Miami. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 39.6 square miles (102.5 km2), of which 33.9 square miles (87.7 km2) is land and 5.7 square miles (14.8 km2) (14.42%) is water.
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