Titusville, Florida

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Titusville, Florida
City
City of Titusville
Historic Brevard County Courthouse in 2006
Historic Brevard County Courthouse in 2006
Official seal of Titusville, Florida
Seal
Nickname(s): "Space City, USA", "Miracle City"[1]
Motto: "Gateway To Nature And Space"
Location in Brevard County and the state of Florida
Location in Brevard County and the state of Florida
Country  United States of America
State  Florida
County Brevard
Founded 1867
Incorporated (city) 1887
Founded by Henry T. Titus
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor Jim Tulley
 • City Manager Scott Larese
 • Vice Mayor Walt Johnson
Area
 • Total 34.2 sq mi (88.7 km2)
 • Land 29.4 sq mi (76.1 km2)
 • Water 4.9 sq mi (12.7 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 43,761
 • Density 1,277.8/sq mi (493.36/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 32780, 32781, 32782, 32783, 32796
Area code(s) 321
FIPS code 12-71900[3]
GNIS feature ID 0292319[4]
Website www.Titusville.com

Titusville is a city of Florida in the United States. It is the county seat of Brevard County.

The mayor is Jim Tulley. The city was founded in 1867.

History[change | change source]

Henry T. Titus founded Titusville in 1867. It was almost called Riceville, but Henry challenged a man named Clark Rice to decide the name. Titus won and it was named Titusville.[5]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Walters, Mark Jerome (1992). A Shadow and a Song. White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Classics. p. xiv. ISBN 978-1-933392-56-1. 
  2. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Titusville city, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved January 30, 2012. 
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. http://www.titusville.com/Page.asp?NavID=216