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Monroe County, Florida
Seal of Monroe County, Florida
Map
Map of Florida highlighting Monroe County
Location in the state of Florida
Map of the USA highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded July 3, 1823
Seat Key West
Largest City Key West
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

3,738 sq mi (9,681 km²)
983 sq mi (2,546 km²)
2,754 sq mi (7,133 km²), 73.7%
PopulationEst.
 - (2015)
 - Density

77,482
74/sq mi (29/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website: www.monroecounty-fl.gov
Named for: James Monroe
County flag Flag of Monroe County, Florida

Monroe County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. It was formed on July 3, 1823. As of 2005, the population is 81,413. Its county seat is Key West.