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Key Largo

Monroe County,

Florida

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Dive Capital of the World


The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.


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Zip Codes

33037

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Key Largo is approximately 11,336 (1990), 10433 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,594 (1990), 4706 (2010).

The amount of land area in Key Largo is 24.121 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Key Largo is 14.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 33.911 sq kilometers.
The distance from Key Largo to Washington DC is 972 miles. The distance to the Florida state capital is 437 miles. (as the crow flies)
Key Largo is positioned 25.10 degrees north of the equator and 80.44 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Key Largo elevation is 8 feet above sea level.

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Location

Key Largo location: in the extreme south of Florida. The Keys are a series of islands with the Overseas Highway extending through the islands. Here is a map page for the Keys

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Key Largo is Tropical. You'll love this weather! It has never been hotter than 97 degrees F. and that was over 100 years ago. Summer highs usually average about 89 degrees F. The temperature has never been lower than 41 degrees F. See this page for more weather information.
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History & History Related Items

Key Largo history:

Spanish explorers first set foot on this area in the early 1500's. Key Largo is the first island in the long line moving away from the Florida mainland. The Spaniards named it "Cayo Largo" (Long Key) because it was such a large island. Over the years it has been a haven for pirates and smugglers and many shipwrecks occurred near its shores.

Here is a history page for the area.
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Attractions

Key Largo attractions:

Learn all about Key Largo at the Florida Keys Visitor Center.

Spiegel Grove
The largest ship intentionally sunk to become an artificial reef. The reef was officially opened in June, 2002. It has become a very popular diving spot in the area.

This page tells about many things to see and do in the Keys.

The Florida Keys are known as the Dive Capital of the World for good reason. The natural and artificial reefs, shipwrecks and crystal clear waters makes this heaven for divers of all ages and skill levels.

Fishing is premium here! The area abounds in game fish and they may be caught in any number of venues. There are many charters, guides and rentals. You can even rent any equipment you may need. Key Largo boasts over 10% of all IGFA fishing world records. In fact, about the only thing that rivals the adventure of diving Key Largo is the excitement of fishing here. Not only are our waters teeming with game fish, but there are plenty of ways you can go after it, including deep sea charters, back-country guides, party boats and rentals. We can even outfit you with all the gear you need for whatever you're fishing.

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John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
P.O. Box 487
Key Largo, Florida 33037
Phone: (305) 451-1202
The first undersea park in the United States
This 2,349 acre park has two beaches, Cannon Beach and Far Beach. Far Beach is geared more for families and children with shallow waters and play areas. Cannon Beach is known for its diving. The park also has many trees and vegetation. There are picnic areas, nature trails, concessions and snack machines.

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