Marathon, Florida is a popular tourist destination and a wonderful place to live the unique Keys lifestyle. Marathon has its own commercial airport, a community hospital and is the site of private and public k-12 schools, making it an ideal place for families. There are also many restaurants and shopping venues from national chain stores to one-of-kind boutiques. Fishing, diving, snorkeling and boating are favorite activities for Marathon residents. There are also golf course and tennis facilities.
Marathon stretches 10 miles and encompasses several Keys including Knight Key, Boot Key, Stirrup Key, Crawl and Little Crawl Key, Hog Key, Deer Key and Fat Deer Key, Vaca Key, Long Pine Key, East and West Sister’s Island, and Grassy Key.
Real estate in Marathon consists of single-family homes, condominiums and lots with many waterfront properties available. You can learn more about the island of Marathon by visiting our Marathon page here.
- Population: 8,297 (2010 census)
- Location: Marathon is located in the center of the Keys, between Mile Markers 47 – 60.
- Average Temperature: January low 56℉, high 77℉ - August low 75℉, high 91℉
- Miami International Airport: 2 hours
- Key Largo: 1 Hour
- Key West: 1 Hour