Where is Key West, Florida - Location Map, Travel Info, Facts

Key West is an island in the Straits of Florida, located in the southern tip of the State of Florida.

Key West Location Map, Florida

Where is Key West Located?

Key West a chain of small, coral islands, located at located at the end of the Florida Keys in the southern tip of Florida.

Key West Facts & Information:

CountryUnited States
Key West LocationSouthernmost of Florida
Famous for watersports, lively nightlife, beaches, historic sites and its pastel, conch-style architechture.
Coordinates: 24°33′55″N 81°46′33″W
Area Total7.21 sq mi (18.67 km2)
Land Area5.60 sq mi (14.50 km2)
Water Area1.61 sq mi (4.17 km2)
Elevation18 ft (5 m)
Population (2020)26444
Density4,722.99/sq mi (1,823.44/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST)) , In Summer (DST) - UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes33040, 33041, 33045
Area code(s)305 and 786 (305 Exchanges: 292, 293, 294, 295, 296, 320, 809)
FIPS code12-36550[
GNIS feature ID294048
Road & HIghwaysU.S. Route 1, State Road A1A
AirportKey West International Airport (EYW / KEYW)
Best time to visit Key WestBetween March and May
Cities near Key West105 miles to Havana, Cuba
130 miles to Miami, FL
130 miles to Hialeah, FL
208 miles to Santa Clara, Cuba
228 miles to Saint Petersburg, FL
238 miles to Tampa, FL

Best Thing to do in Key West

The famous tourist attraction and best thing to do in Key West are The Hemingway Home and Museum, Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, Southernmost Point of the Continental, Mallory Square, The Key West Butterfly and Nature, Truman Little White House, Smathers Beach, Duval Street, Key West Lighthouse, Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park, Sloppy Joe's, Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square, Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, Higgs Memorial Beach Park, Key West Shipwreck Museum, Fort East Martello Museum, Key West Cemetery, Dog Beach, Rest Beach, USCGC Ingham Maritime Museum, Truman Annex Park, Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden, Higgs Beach Dog Park, Schooner Appledore, Dry Tortugas National Park, Key West Bight, Conch Tour Train, Trumbo Point, Yankee Freedom- Dry Tortugas,Whitehead Spit, Monroe County Parks & Beaches and many more.