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Marathon

Monroe County,

Florida

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The Heart of the Florida Keys


The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.


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33050

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Marathon is approximately 10,387 (2000), 8297 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,208 (1990), 3718 (2010).

The amount of land area in Marathon is 13.517 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Marathon is 6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 4.102 sq kilometers.
The distance from Marathon to Washington DC is 1009 miles. The distance to the Florida state capital is 443 miles. (as the crow flies)
Marathon is positioned 24.71 degrees north of the equator and 81.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Marathon elevation is 7 feet above sea level.
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Location

Marathon location: about midway between Key West and Key Largo in southern Florida on the island of Vaca Key . Here is a map of Marathon.

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Climate & Weather

Marathon average annual rainfall is 45.9 inches per year
Marathon average temperature is 80 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Marathon history:

A history page for the Florida Keys. Try this history page for Marathon.

It is said that Marathon was named when one of the railroad workers mentioned that the work on Key Vaca was going to be a Marathon and the name evolved from that incident.
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Attractions

Marathon attractions:

Museums Of Crane Point Hammock
5550 Overseas Hwy
Marathon, FL 33050-2713
Phone: 305-743-9100
Fax: 305-743-7124
Important historical and archaeological sites

The Dolphin Research Center
58901 Overseas Highway
Grassy Key, FL 33050-6019
Phone: 305-289-0002 (reservations)
Phone: 305-289-1121 (offices)
Fax: 305-743-7627

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