Fat Deer Key

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Mangrove Beach in Fat Deer Key

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

U.S. 1 (or the Overseas Highway) crosses the key at approximately 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.

Coordinates: 24°44′20″N 81°00′07″W / 24.73889°N 81.00194°W / 24.73889; -81.00194