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City of Titusville
Official seal of Titusville, Florida
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Location in Brevard County and the state of Florida
Location in Brevard County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°35′28″N 80°49′12″W / 28.59111°N 80.82000°W / 28.59111; -80.82000Coordinates: 28°35′28″N 80°49′12″W / 28.59111°N 80.82000°W / 28.59111; -80.82000
Country United States of America
State Florida
CountyFlag of Brevard County, Florida.png Brevard
Founded1867
Incorporated (city)1887
Founded byHenry T. Titus
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorJim Tulley
 • City ManagerScott Larese
 • Vice MayorWalt Johnson
Area
 • Total34.2 sq mi (88.7 km2)
 • Land29.4 sq mi (76.1 km2)
 • Water4.9 sq mi (12.7 km2)
Elevation
10 ft (3 m)
Population
 • Total43,761
 • Density1,277.8/sq mi (493.36/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
32780, 32781, 32782, 32783, 32796
FIPS code12-71900[3]
GNIS feature ID0292319[4]
Websitewww.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

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]

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