|Elevation||3 ft (1 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
Jewfish is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States. It is located in the upper Florida Keys on Key Largo off U.S. Route 1 (Overseas Highway). It is just west of the census-designated place (CDP) of North Key Largo.
A post office called Jewfish was established in 1912, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1921. The community took its name from the jewfish, a type of saltwater fish considered a delicacy.
Jewfish is located at at an elevation of 3 feet (1 m).
- "Monroe County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 February 2015.
- Monmonier, Mark (15 September 2008). From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame. University of Chicago Press. p. 42. ISBN 978-0-226-53464-0.
- John-Thor Dahlburg, "Fish Lends Its Name, Name Gives Offense: The 'jewfish' has been renamed, and now a federal panel has been asked to do the same for a Florida creek that borrowed the epithet.", Los Angeles Times, December 1, 2002. Retrieved September 13, 2017. http://articles.latimes.com/2002/dec/01/nation/na-fish1
- Jewfish, FL Community Profile