Titusville is located in the eastern-central part of the state of Florida and is a city and seat of Brevard County. It sits on the east of Orlando and is on the Intercoastal Waterway that is situated on the western part of the Indian Riverbank, a lagoon that separates the Atlantic Ocean from the barrier islands and is linked to the John F. Kennedy Space Center, via the causeway that is located across the river on the northern part of the Merritt Island. The city, Titusville, was founded near a post office that is known as Sand Point in 1867 by Colonel Henry T. Titus, to whom it was named after. When the city was incorporated, it served as a port that is being served by a mule-driven railway that carries freight as far as Sanford. Jacksonville, Tampa, and Key West Railroad were extended to Titusville in the 1880s, which then led to the development of the city as a citrus shipping point and a port for commercial fishing. Closer to the ground, Titusville enjoys a laid-back coastal vibe thanks to its location along the Indian River Lagoon at the Central Atlantic Coast of Florida. Nearly 50% of its 44, 900 population are married, which Titusville a prime location to start a family especially with the affordable housing rates and accessible public schools and transport. Living in the city places you near famous top tourist destinations in Orlando, while local recreation includes outdoor activities, historical museums, and events like the Warbird Airshow and Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival.
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