Fat Deer Key

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Fat Deer Key
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Mangrove Beach in Fat Deer Key
Fat Deer Key is located in Florida
Fat Deer Key
Fat Deer Key
Fat Deer Key
Fat Deer Key is located in Caribbean
Fat Deer Key
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Fat Deer Key (Caribbean)
LocationGulf of Mexico
Coordinates24°44′20″N 81°00′07″W / 24.73889°N 81.00194°W / 24.73889; -81.00194Coordinates: 24°44′20″N 81°00′07″W / 24.73889°N 81.00194°W / 24.73889; -81.00194
ArchipelagoFlorida Keys
Adjacent bodies of waterFlorida Straits

Fat Deer Key is an island[1] in the middle Florida Keys.[2]

U.S. 1 (or the Overseas Highway) crosses the key near mile markers 53.5-56, between Long Point Key and Key Vaca.

It is entirely within the cities of Marathon, Florida and Key Colony Beach, Florida.

It has the only road leading to the city of Key Colony Beach, known as Sadowski Causeway.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fat Deer Key
  2. ^ Zepke, T. (2017). Terrance Talk Travel: A Pocket Guide to the Florida Keys: Including The Everglades & Key West. Terrance Talks Travel. Safari Publishing. p. pt57. ISBN 978-1-942738-25-1. Retrieved September 7, 2017.