is a city in Brevard County, Florida,
United States. The population was
40,670 at the 2000 census. According
to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2004 estimates,
the city had a population of 42,614.
It is the county seat of Brevard CountyGR6.
Called "Space City, USA,"
Titusville is a popular resort area
situated near the Kennedy Space Center
and Canaveral National Seashore. The
area was once inhabited by the Ais
Indians, who gathered palmetto, cocoplum
and seagrape berries. They also fished
the Indian River, called the Rio de
Ais by Spanish explorers. By 1760,
however, the tribe had disappeared
due to slave raids, disease and rum.
Florida was acquired from Spain in
1821, but the Seminole Wars would