Vero materialized in 1891 along the East Coast Railroad of Florida. The Post office was also established in that year by John T. Gifford, naming the town after Gifford’s wives first name, Vero. Vero was incorporated for the benefit of its 762 residents on June 10, 1919.
March 8, 1918 was the day that the First National Bank of Vero received its charter. The banks president was O.O. Helsett and William Atkin, as cashier. Voluntary liquidation took place on March 1, 1923 and continued to do business under the new name of Vero Bank & Trust Co. of Vero.
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