Key West Info

As the southernmost city of continental United States, Key West makes a wonderful home!

Key West is 4 miles long by 1.5 miles wide.

Cayo Hueso was the original name for Key West was which means “Island of Bones.”  The term “key” comes from the Spanish word “Cayo“ meaning “small island.”

The average Temperature is 77 degrees.

The estimated number of full time residents is 25,704.

The Overseas Highway was built to replace the Overseas Railway, after it was damaged by the 1935 hurricane, and the railroad bridges were converted to automobile roadways.

Duval Street in Key West is known as the longest street in the world, because it runs from coast to coast.

The first international flight left from Key West. In 1927, the Pan American airlines flew a plane from Key West to Havana Cuba.

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