About This Place
Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. The population was 8,829 at the 2000 census. As of 2008, the estimated population according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 10,147. It is part of the Palm Bay–Melbourne–Titusville Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The city of Cape Canaveral is located at the northern tip of a barrier island on the Atlantic coast of Florida. It is due south of the geographical feature Cape Canaveral (known as Cape Kennedy from 1963 to 1973). It is separated from the mainland by the Banana River, Merritt Island and the Indian River from east to west. Port Canaveral is an important port for cruise liners, which take passengers for cruises to the Caribbean.
Cape Canaveral is located at 28°23′18″N 80°36′13″W / 28.388382°N 80.603498°W / 28.388382; -80.603498.