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Community Marathon

Marathon is a city, incorporated in 1999, whose boundaries extend from the east end of the Seven Mile Bridge to the west end of Tom's Harbor Bridge, excluding that portion of the area within the city limits of Key Colony Beach. The islands found within the city limits are Boot Key, Knight's Key, Hog Key, Vaca Key, Stirrup Key, Crawl Key, Little Crawl Key, East and West Sister’s Island, Deer Key, Fat Deer Key, Long Point Key, and Grassy Key.


Marathons popular attractions include the Florida Keys Marathon International Airport, which busily accommodates a full range of services for general aviation enthusiasts and corporate jet operators. Ground transportation options are available including an airport shuttle, car rental agencies and taxi service. Marathon also offers spectacular sailing, fishing, world-class wreck and reef diving and snorkeling, in addition to the island’s impeccably maintained beaches, eco-attractions and marine-based educational programs.

Iconic learning centers with educational focus where visitors can enjoy unique interactive experiences include The Turtle Hospital, the world’s only licensed veterinary hospital dedicated to the treatment of sea turtles, and Dolphin Research Center, a not-for-profit education and research facility since 1984. At Crane Point Museum, Nature Center & Historic Site, visitors can hike through a wondrously preserved tropical hardwood grove and visit the home of an early 20th-century settler family. Visitors to the fiveacre Pigeon Key venture back in time to experience a tiny island that once served as a home base for workers building the Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad.

Area Attractions:
  • The Turtle Hospital
  • Sombrero Beach
  • Florida Keys Marathon International Airport
  • 7-mile bridge
  • Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
  • Curry Hammock State Park
Area Information:
Businesses We Recommend:
  • Burdines Waterfront
  • Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Co.
  • Home Depot
  • Keys Fisheries Market & Marina
  • Sno Balls
  • Sunset Grille & Raw Bar
  • The Island Fish Company & Tiki Bar
  • The Stuffed Pig
Popular Neighborhoods:
  • Captains Quarters
  • Crains Subdivision
  • Crane Hammock
  • Fat Deer Key
  • Gulfstream Shore
  • Harbor Isle
  • Little Venice
  • Marathon Beach Club
  • N. Marathon Shores
  • Sea Crest
  • Sea-Air Estates
  • Sombrero
  • Waloriss Subdivision

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  • The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange program of Florida Keys MLS. Real Estate listings held by brokerage firms other than are marked with the MLS logo and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing broker's office. Florida Keys MLS data last updated at March 2, 2024 3:29 PM ET

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