How Wide Is Florida?


Florida is 361 miles wide and 447 miles long. Florida has a total area of 58,560 square miles and a land area of 54,252 square miles.

The maximum elevation in the state is 345 feet in the vicinity of Lakewood, Fla., at Britton Hill. This is the lowest statewide high point of any of the 50 states. The bulk of Florida is situated on a peninsula located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The longest river in Florida is the Saint Johns River at 273 miles, but the state boasts over 11,000 miles of rivers, streams and waterways.