The City of Sebastian is located in Indian River County approximately midway through the east coast of the Florida Peninsula between Melbourne and Vero Beach in an area known as the Treasure Coast.
It is recognized as the home of Pelican Island, the first designated wildlife refuge in the United States, a Millennium City, and a Tree City USA.
The City of Sebastian was first incorporated as the Town of Sebastian in 1924. The current population is estimated to be approximately 22,000. The city has seen rapid growth in the past several years and it is anticipated to continue.
The City of Sebastian boasts beautiful parks, public and private elementary schools, middle schools, and a high school just outside of its limits, an unobstructed view of the intra-coastal waterway in the Indian River Lagoon along its dazzling riverfront district, close proximity to Atlantic beaches, a year-round average temperature of 73.4 degrees, a police department, shops and restaurants, many churches.
There are several city festivals each year, monthly arts and crafts shows, concerts in the park, a municipal golf course and airport, and a central location with easy access to Interstate 95 and the Florida Turnpike.