Why you'd want to live in Titusville
About North Brevard Beginnings Confederate Col. Henry Theodore Titus, who donated generous acres of land for church and civic use, founded Titusville, Florida, in 1867. Titusville was incorporated in 1886. North Brevard County Comprised of the communities of Scottsmoor, Mims, and Titusville, as well as the northern areas of Merritt Island, which is home to Kennedy Space Center, and Canaveral Air Force Station, North Brevard is not only on the edge of Brevard County’s technology foundation, but it’s also steeped in history. Titusville, which for many years was the county seat, is rich with historical flavor, not to mention being one of the best areas to watch numerous rocket launches throughout the year. Mims and Scottsmoor are two of the Space Coast’s rural communities where life is quiet, quaint, and rustic. And Port St. John continues to be one of the area’s fastest growing communities with new housing developments and two of the newer elementary and middle schools. There’s plenty to see and do in North Brevard. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is the hub of America’s space program. More than 2.5 million visitors travel to KSC each year to see the latest technological advancements in space travel as well as the roots of man’s adventure into space. From the “Rocket Garden,” which displays NASA’s early space crafts to the Apollo/Saturn 5 Center, which houses the rockets and equipment from the Apollo missions to Moon, to the two IMAX theaters, Kennedy Space Center is America’s launching pad to excitement. Surrounding Kennedy Space Center is the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, which is a sanctuary for numerous species of animals. Across the river from KSC in Downtown Titusville is the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum preserving the history of the U.S. Space Program. Just a short walk from the museum overlooking the Indian River, you will find Space View Park which is the first and only Walk in the nation that honors America’s astronauts.