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Sebastian is a city located at the northern end of Indian River
County, Florida. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S.
Census Bureau is 18,671.It is recognized as the home of Pelican Island,
the first designated wildlife refuge in the United States.
Sebastian has an unobstructed view of the intra-coastal waterway
in the Indian River Lagoon along its historic riverfront district.
The total area of Sebastian is 13.6 square miles of which .9 square
miles is water (6.86%).
Sebastian and the rest of northern Indian River County comprise one
of the fastest-growing areas of Florida in the first decade of the
21st century. The Sebastian area has one acute care hospital, Sebastian
River Medical Center and a small library at the other end of Roseland
Road. There are four elementary schools, one middle school and one
high school in the city. The unincorporated township of Roseland
is often included into the city of Sebastian, but is outside city
limits. Roseland was actually founded earlier than the city of Sebastian
and retains much of its old-Florida charm, particularly in the oldest
section along the banks of the St. Sebastian River. The Sebastian
Highlands neighborhood hosts many new construction projects, parks,
and sports facilities.
Sebastian residents include many retirees and families. The largest
private employers in Sebastian are Publix supermarket and Sebastian
River Medical Center, followed closely by city and county government.
Sebastian is home to airplane manufacturer Velocity Aircraft located
at the Sebastian Airport. The airport is also home to Skydive Sebastian.