The city of Key West, also called "The Conch Republic and the Southernmost City In The Continental United States" encompasses the following counties: Monroe. Key West's government type is Council-Manager. It is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Craig C. Cates.
Key West encompasses land area: 5.9 sq mi (15.4 km2), water area: 1.5 sq mi (3.8 km2) 19.73%. The elevation is 18 ft (5.5 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 4,285.0/sq mi (1,654.5/km2). The local time zone is Eastern (EST) (UTC-5).
Zip codes in Key West include 33040, 33041, 33045. Local area codes are 305. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 12-36550, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at http://www.keywestcity.com.