New Smyrna Beach is a city located in Wolusha County, Florida, USA. The city is located in the central part of the eastern coast of the state, which is washed by the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
According to 2013 United States Census Bureau data, the city had a population of 23,230. Its downtown is on the west side of the Indian River, and the Coronado Beach Bridge crosses the shore channel south of the open Ponce de Leon Bay, connecting the mainland to the beach on the barrier island.
The surrounding areas of this city offer a variety of outdoor activities, including fishing, sailing, powerboating, golf and hiking.
Visitors can participate in a variety of water sports including swimming, snorkeling, kitesurfing and surfing. In July 2009, Surfer magazine ranked New Smyrna Beach in its “Top Cities to Surf” list at number ninth, and in 2012, National Geographic magazine named New Smyrna Beach “one of the top 20 cities in the world for surfing”.