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Longboat Key
Sarasota County, Florida

ZipCodes
34228




Page Contents for Longboat Key, Florida

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Longboat Key is approximately 5,937 1990, 6888 2010.
The approximate number of families is 3883 2010.
The amount of land area in Longboat Key is 12.743 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 31.472 sq kilometers.
The distance from Longboat Key to Washington DC is 862 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 234 miles. (as the crow flies)
Longboat Key is positioned 27.38 degrees north of the equator and 82.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in the southern keys area of Florida.
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History & History Related Items

Explorer, Hernando DeSoto and his scout, Juan Anasco, came through here in 1539, using their "longboat" as it went through the north pass. Much later, in 1891, Thomas Mann settled here on the north end receiving a homestead grant of 144 acres. One of his sons also received a grant of 144 acres on the south side.
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The incorporation of Longboat Key

November 14, 1955


Longboat Key City Government

Town of Longboat Key
501 Bay Isles Road
Longboat Key, FL 34228
Phone: 941-316-1999
Information line: 941-361-6411

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