New Smyrna Beach is located in central Florida’s Volusia County, along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. This city is located in the part of Florida known as the Fun Coast, a term that the Halifax and Daytona Chamber of Commerce created. The local area code even spells FUN (386). New Smyrna Beach encompasses an area of 37.8 square miles, of which 3.4 square miles is water. Founded in 1768, New Smyrna Beach is a charming coastal community with vibrant scenes for local food culture, the performing and visual arts, British colonial history, and surfing.