Key West is an island in the Straits of Florida in Monroe County. Together with all or parts of the separate islands of Fleming Key, Sunset Key, Dredgers Key, and the northern part of Stock Island, it constitutes the City of Key West.
The Island of Key West is about 4 miles (6 kilometers) long and 1 mile (2 km) wide, with a total land area of 4.2 square miles (11 km2). It lies at the southernmost end of U.S. Route 1, the longest north-south road in the United States. Key West is about 95 miles (153 km) north of Cuba at their closest points. It is also 130 miles (210 km) southwest of Miami by air, about 165 miles (266 km) by road, and 106 miles (171 km) north-northeast of Havana.
✔️ Key West is the southernmost city in the contiguous United States and the westernmost island connected by highway in the Florida Keys.
✔️ Duval Street, its main street, is 1.1 miles (1.8 km) in length in its 14-block-long crossing from the Gulf of Mexico to the Straits of Florida and the Atlantic Ocean.
✔️ Key West is the southern terminus of U.S. Route 1, State Road A1A, the East Coast Greenway, and, before 1935, the Florida East Coast Railway.
✔️ Key West is a port of call for many passenger cruise ships.
✔️ The Key West International Airport provides airline service.
✔️ Naval Air Station Key West is an important year-round training site for naval aviation due to the tropical weather, which is also the reason Key West was chosen as the site of President Harry S. Truman’s Winter White House.
✔️ The central business district is located along Duval Street and includes much of the northwestern corner of the island.
Key West homes for sale range from $1.3M $4M with the avg price of a 2 bed single family house home of $2.21M. Key West, FL was a seller's market in September 2022, which means that there are more people looking to buy than there are homes available.