The Egmont Key Alliance

About Egmont Key

Due to it's location, Egmont Key has been a part of local history as well as Florida history and the history of the United States as it was becoming a world power. It played a part in the Second and Third Seminole Wars, the Spanish American War and World War I.


The island has been home to a lighthouse since 1858 and is in use today as a navigational aid maintained maintained by the U. S. Coast Guard.


The island offers a wide variety of animals from Gopher Tortoises, Loggerhead Sea Turtles to dozens of species of migratory birds and sea birds.


There is a diversity of plant life also including the Strangler Fig various flowering plants, sea oats and sea grasses.


Click on the pages to get more information on all the things Egmont Key has to offer visitors.

The Egmont Key Alliance is a 501 (c) (3) Non-profit Corporation

P.O. Box 66238 St. Pete Beach, FL 33736


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