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Mullet Key
Location Citrus County, Florida
Nearest city Crystal River
NRHP reference No. 86001409
Added to NRHP July 3, 1986

Mullet Key is a historic island near Crystal River, Florida. It is located 3 miles south of the main mouth of the Crystal River, and was inhabited by Native Americans in pre-Columbian times. The island was occupied from roughly 500 to 1500 and was inhabited by the Deptford and Safety Harbor cultures. Oyster shell middens have been found at the site. On July 3, 1986, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

In popular culture

Mullet Key is referenced in the movie The Punisher.

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