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City of Key West
Aerial photo of Key West, looking north. March 2001.
Nickname(s): The Conch Republic, Margaritaville, Southernmost City In The Continental United States
Location in Monroe County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 24°33′33″N 81°47′2.51″W / 24.55917°N 81.7840306°W / 24.55917; -81.7840306Coordinates: 24°33′33″N 81°47′2.51″W / 24.55917°N 81.7840306°W / 24.55917; -81.7840306
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Monroe
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor Morgan McPherson
 • Total 7.4 sq mi (19.2 km2)
 • Land 5.9 sq mi (15.4 km2)
 • Water 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2)  19.73%
Elevation 3 ft (1 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 25,478
 • Density 4,285.0/sq mi (1,654.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33040, 33041, 33045
Area code(s) 305
FIPS code 12-36550[1]
GNIS feature ID 0294048[2]

Key West is a city and an island of the same name near the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys. It is the county seat of Monroe County, Florida, United States.


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