Titusville is a city in Brevard County, Florida and is located on the Indian River, west of Merritt Island. Home to the John F. Kennedy Space Center, Titusville attracts many tourists interested in Aeronautics and the space program. The association with the space program led to the city’s two nicknames in the 1960s: Space City USA and Miracle City. Titusville also caters to those folks who are interested in wildlife observation. The Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge provides visitors with the opportunity to observe wildlife and many endangered species of plants and animals. The city truly offers an unmistakable wealth of scientific excellence and nature to its residents and visitors.