It is along a salt water river (Indian River,) and has a large National Seashore nearby (Canaveral.) It is inland enough to escape the worst damage from hurricanes. Titusville is forty miles east of Orlando on Florida's east coast. There are some very nice sections to live in (especially the south side. ) Homes are affordable and the cost of living is very average. There are some good restaurants, but two of the best non-chain ones are Davids and Dixie Crossroads. The population has a large elderly component (but not as high as other parts of Florida.) It is a fairly quiet place, but amenities are not as good as they once were. Miracle City Mall closed. Morrisons Cafeteria closed. Titusville is lucky enough to still have a service station (on Garden Street) and several thrift stores. Cocoa is just about 15 miles south, and Daytona Beach is about 40 miles north (there is a Piccadilly Cafeteria in Volusia Mall.