Beautiful weather, pristine beaches, gorgeous intracoastal sunsets and abundant wildlife will make your tropical lifestyle dreams a reality in Vero Beach Florida. Vero Beach is the county seat of Indian River County. Encircled by citrus groves, cattle ranches and the Atlantic Ocean, Indian River County has a friendly, unpretentious atmosphere. We are centrally located 80 miles southeast of Orlando and 135 miles north of Miami. There are 26 miles of unspoiled, natural sandy beaches, groves of renowned Indian River oranges and grapefruit along with immaculate oceanfront estates and riverfront communities.