What is Key West?

  • (noun): A town on the westernmost of the Florida keys in the Gulf of Mexico.

Key West

Key West is an island in the Straits of Florida on the North American continent at the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys. The island is about 90 miles (140 km) from Cuba.

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Sidney M. Aronovitz
... Born in 1920 in Key West, Florida, Aronovitz was the son of a local textile merchant and a third-generation Key West native ... He graduated from Key West High School in 1937, valedictorian and president of his class ... Post Office, Custom House, and Courthouse in Key West the Sidney M ...
List Of Operating Lighthouses In Florida
... Height above water Coordinates Alligator Reef Light E of Indian Key Near the Upper and Lower Matecumbe Keys 7002136000000000000136 feet (41 m) 24°51′6″N 80°37′6″W. 81.442444 (Amelia Island Light) American Shoal Light E of the Saddlebunch Keys Close to Looe Key 7002109000000000000109 feet (33 m) 24°31′30″N 81°31′12″W / 24.52500 ... San Blas Light) Carysfort Reef Light 6 miles (9.7 km) E of Key Largo 7002100000000000000100 feet (30 m) 25°13′18″N 80°12′42″W / 25.22167 ...
Sugarloaf Key
... Sugarloaf Key is a single island in the lower Florida Keys that forms a loop on the Atlantic Ocean side giving the illusion of separate islands ... frequently referred to simply and with technical accuracy as "Sugarloaf Key", this island contains two distinct island communities, known as Lower Sugarloaf Key and Upper Sugarloaf Key ... somewhat "U"-shaped, with Upper Sugarloaf Sound and Park Key separating the island into Upper Sugarloaf Key and Lower Sugarloaf Key ...
Key West, Virginia
... Key West is both a subdivision in Albemarle County, Virginia and a historic home that formerly served as a place name for the community ... The Key West estate was owned by the Minors, a prominent and wealthy family, before much of the land was sold off to become the Key West subdivision ... The Key West subdivision is located one mile north of Charlottesville on VA Route 20 ...
List Of Fatal Accidents In Motorboat Racing - Accidents During Offshore Powerboat Racing
11, 2011 Series Superboat International Race 31st Annual World Championships Place Key West, Florida Machine Page Motor Sports Comment Val Carr 1972 Schwepps 80 Port Jackson, Sydney, Australia ...

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