Information for Home Buyers on No Name Key, FL

Specializing in Real Estate, Homes, and Properties for Sale
in the Florida Keys and Key West, FL.


John Nazzaro PA, SFR   REALTOR®
305-731-9370
Email: JohnNazzaro@bellsouth.net



Living on No Name Key, FL


No Name Key is a small island in the Florida Keys. It is not remote; it is accessible via a bridge on the east side of Big Pine Key. The bridge is a popular fishing spot as it has wide pedestrian lanes on each side. The No Name Pub a very popular spot for both tourist and locals is actually located on the road to No Name Key Just before the bridge to the island.

This tiny island has many visitors as it is a popular place to spot Key Deer, or hike on one of the Refuge trails. There are only 43 homes located on this 998 acre Island; 820 acres are part of the National Key Deer Refuge.

No Name Key has a rich and colorful history with some of the earliest records dating back to the 1870's. Fishing and salvaging were the primary occupations of the earliest settlers. In the early 1900s; from 1928 until 1938 No Name key was the landing site for the Ferry. This ferry was the only method of automobile transport between the Upper Keys (Lower Matacumbe Key) and the Lower Keys (No Name Key) as no roads existed in this 40 mile gap. Infamous to the islands history, it was the training and staging grounds for the failed Bay of Pigs invasion; and it has been reported (though not yet verified) that No Name Key was owned by Howard Hughes at one time. More on the History of No Name Key.

No Name Key is located in the Lower Florida Keys, approximately 30 miles from Key West and approximately 130 miles from Miami International Airport. Driving Directions.

Currently residents of No Name Key do not have municipal water or electricity on the island. Homes there use cisterns for water collection and either generates or uses means of solar and wind to access eclectic. Most of the homes on the island are considered Green Homes.



John Nazzaro, Florida Keys REALTOR®
Equal Housing Opportunity   Realtor - Multiple Listing Service   Keller Williams Realty
John Nazzaro PA, SFR   REALTOR®
Keller Williams Realty Premier Properties
Selling Real Estate from Key Largo to Key West.
Email: JohnNazzaro@bellsouth.net
305-731-9370