List of islands of Florida

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The U.S. state of Florida has a total of 4,510 islands that are ten acres or larger. [1] This is the second-highest number of islands of any state of the United States; only Alaska has more. [1]

Major island chains include the Florida Keys, the Ten Thousand Islands, the Sea Islands, and the barrier islands of the Intracoastal Waterway.

Island Image Size County Notes
Amelia Island 13.05 mi [2] Nassau Part of Sea Islands
Anastasia Island 14.29 mi St. Johns
Anna Maria Island 7.021 mi Manatee
Archer Key Monroe
Arsenicker Key [3] Miami-Dade Part of Biscayne National Park. Off the southeast coast of Florida.
Ballast Key Monroe
Big Pine Key 9.8 sq mi Monroe In the Florida Keys
Bird Key 1.2 sq mi Sarasota
Boca Grande 3 sq mi [4] Monroe Part of Key West National Wildlife Refuge
Boot Key Monroe
Brickell Key Brickell Key from north 20100211.jpg 1.19 mi² Miami-Dade
Caladesi Island Caladesi island beach 01.jpg 3 mi [5] Pinellas Makes up Caladesi Island State Park
Captiva Island Captiva terns2.jpg 4 mi [6] Lee Near Ft. Myers off the Gulf Coast [7]
Cayo Costa 2506 acres Lee Makes up Cayo Costa State Park
City Island CI(DB) 0797.JPG 0.7 mi Volusia
Cottrell Key Monroe
Dildo Key Aerial photo of Dildo Key, Florida.png 0.3 sq km Monroe Located within the Everglades National Park
Discovery Island WreckOfTheWalrus.JPG 12 acres Orange Located in Bay Lake next to Disney's Contemporary Resort in the Magic Kingdom Resort Area in Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida
Dog Island 1,842 acres Franklin
Egmont Key 328 acres [8] Hillsborough
Elliott Key Monroe
Estero Island Lee
Fiesta Key Monroe
Fisher Island Fisher Island Miami Beach.jpg 222 acres Miami-Dade
Flagler Monument Island Flagler-Memorial-Island-MAR2007.jpg 4 acres Miami-Dade
Fleming Key Monroe

Gaspirilla island Charlotte and Lee counties| 7 miles

Hutchinson Island 23.86 mi Martin (part)
St. Lucie (part)
Hypoluxo Island 2.7 mi Palm Beach
Jewfish Key 38 acres [9] Manatee
Jupiter Island 3.56 mi² Martin (part)
Palm Beach (part)
Key Biscayne Crandon Park Modified.jpg 5 mi Miami-Dade
Keywaydin Island Collier
Key West Smathers Beach closeup.JPG 5.27 sq mi Monroe In the Florida Keys
Lido Key 2017 Sarasota Lido Key Beach 2 FRD 9567.jpg 530 acres Sarasota
Little Talbot Island 10 km2 Nassau Little Talbot Island State Park
Loggerhead Key Aerial view of Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas (8473755888).jpg 49 acres Monroe within the Dry Tortugas
Longboat Key Longboat Key FL beach03.jpg 16 mi² Sarasota (part)
Manatee (part)
Manasota Key 3.089 mi² Charlotte
Marco Island 12.1 sq mi Collier
Marquesas Keys Marquesas Keys.png 2.541 mi² Monroe
Miami Beach MiamiSouthBeachPanoramaEdit.jpg Miami-Dade
North Captiva Island 4 mi Lee County
North Hutchinson Island 23.86 mi St. Lucie
Orchid Island
Palm Beach Island PALM BEACH FLORIDA AERIAL 2011.jpg 8.12 mi² Palm Beach Coextensive with the Town of Palm Beach.
Peanut Island 0.32 km2 Palm Beach Artificial; created by dredging projects in 1918.
Pelican Island 3 acres Miami-Dade
Perico Island Manatee
Picnic Islands Unknown Miami-Dade Small group of islands within the city of Miami, Florida, United States
Pine Island 18 mi Lee
Rattlesnake Key Manatee
Ritta Island 5 mi Palm Beach
Sand Key 95 acres Pinellas
Sands Key
Sandspur Island 15 acres Miami-Dade
Sanibel Island Blind Pass, Sanibel and Captiva.JPG 33.25 mi² Lee
Santa Rosa Island 1,174 mi² Escambia (part)
Santa Rosa (part)
Okaloosa (part)
Snead Island 0.75 mi [10] Manatee
St. Armands Key 83.6 acres Sarasota
St. George Island 28 mi Franklin
Siesta Key 8 mi [11] Sarasota
Star Island Star Island.jpg 0.4 mi Miami-Dade
Useppa Island 1 mi Lee
Venice Island 16.81 mi² Sarasota
Virginia Key Virginiakeybeach.jpg 863 acres Miami-Dade
Watson Island Watson Island.png 179 acres Miami-Dade
Windley Key Monroe
Woman Key Monroe

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Bernie McGovern, Florida Almanac (2007-08 ed.).
  2. ^ "51 Facts About Amelia Island You Probably Didn't Know". Amelia Island Plantation Real Estate. Retrieved 2020-04-19.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Arsenicker Key
  4. ^ Wells, Stephen (2009-01-08). "The Other Boca, the One Without the Flash". The New York Times. ISSN  0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-04-19.
  5. ^ "Caladesi Island, Florida". www.beachhunter.net. Retrieved 2020-04-19.
  6. ^ "6 Reasons Why Captiva Island Should Be Your Next Vacation". Travelzoo. Retrieved 2020-04-19.
  7. ^ "Captiva Island Florida - Things to Do & Attractions in Captiva Island FL". Visit Florida. Retrieved 2020-04-19.
  8. ^ References in article.
  9. ^ "Jewfish Key Beachfront Lot - Florida, United States - Private Islands" Check |url= value ( help). http. Retrieved 2020-05-25.
  10. ^ "Islands in the Stream". Sarasota Magazine. Retrieved 2020-04-19.
  11. ^ "About Siesta Key | Siesta Key Visitor Information | Siesta Key Tourist Attractions". www.siestakeychamber.com. Retrieved 2020-04-19.