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Rockland Key is an island in the lower Florida Keys[1] about 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Key West.

Rockland Key
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Aerial view of Rockland Key, March 1988
Rockland Key is located in Florida
Rockland Key
Rockland Key
Rockland Key
Rockland Key is located in Caribbean
Rockland Key
Rockland Key
Rockland Key (Caribbean)
LocationGulf of Mexico
Coordinates24°35′31.99″N 81°41′01″W / 24.5922194°N 81.68361°W / 24.5922194; -81.68361Coordinates: 24°35′31.99″N 81°41′01″W / 24.5922194°N 81.68361°W / 24.5922194; -81.68361
ArchipelagoFlorida Keys
Adjacent bodies of waterFlorida Straits

U.S. 1 (the Overseas Highway) crosses the edge of the key at approximately mile markers 8-9.5, between Boca Chica Key and Big Coppitt Key.

It is located directly across the Overseas Highway from East Rockland Key.


  1. ^ "Rockland Key". Key Names. Retrieved 2 January 2016.