The city of Crystal River is also called "Manatee Haven".
Crystal River encompasses land area: 5.7 sq mi (14.8 km2), water area: 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2). The elevation is 7 ft (2 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 553.2/sq mi (213.8/km2). The local time zone is Eastern (EST) (UTC-5).
Zip codes in Crystal River include 34423, 34428, 34429. Local area codes are 352. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 12-15775, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts.