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Jewfish, Florida
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Monroe
Elevation 3 ft (1 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

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.

It has a hotel, restaurant and marina.

History

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.

Geography

Jewfish is located at 25°11′02″N 80°23′17″W / 25.184°N 80.388°W / 25.184; -80.388 at an elevation of 3 feet (1 m).

Coordinates: 25°11′02″N 80°23′17″W / 25.184°N 80.388°W / 25.184; -80.388


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