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Rockland Key
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Aerial view of Rockland Key, March 1988
Rockland Key is located in Florida
Rockland Key
Rockland Key
Location in Florida
Rockland Key is located in Caribbean
Rockland Key
Rockland Key
Location in Caribbean
Geography
Location Gulf of Mexico
Coordinates 24°35′31.99″N 81°41′01″W / 24.5922194°N 81.68361°W / 24.5922194; -81.68361
Archipelago Florida Keys
Adjacent bodies of water Florida Straits
Administration
State Florida
County Monroe


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

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.

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