Punta Gorda, Florida

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Punta Gorda, Florida
City
Punta Gorda City Hall
Location in Charlotte County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 26°54′57″N 82°2′52″W / 26.91583°N 82.04778°W / 26.91583; -82.04778Coordinates: 26°54′57″N 82°2′52″W / 26.91583°N 82.04778°W / 26.91583; -82.04778
Country  United States
State  Florida
County Charlotte
Settled 1882
Incorporated (city) 1900
Government
 • Type Council-manager
 • Mayor Harvey Goldberg 
 • City Manager Howard Kunik
Area[1]
 • Total 18.48 sq mi (47.9 km2)
 • Land 14.16 sq mi (36.7 km2)
 • Water 4.31 sq mi (11.2 km2)  23.32%
Elevation[2] 61 ft (18.59 m)
Population (2007)[3]
 • Total 16,762
  Census Bureau estimate
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33900-33999
Area code(s) 941
FIPS code 12-59200[4]
GNIS feature ID 0289380[5]

Punta Gorda is a city of Florida in the United States. It is the county seat of Charlotte County.

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Florida by Place. Population, Housing, Area, and Density: 2000". US Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/GCTTable?_bm=y&-geo_id=04000US12&-_box_head_nbr=GCT-PH1&-ds_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U&-format=ST-7. Retrieved 2007-10-13.
  2. "Punta Gorda, FL Profile". IDcide. http://www.idcide.com/citydata/fl/punta-gorda.htm. Retrieved 2008-10-15.
  3. "Annual Estimates of the population for the Incorporated Places of Florida" (XLS). US Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2006-04-12.xls. Retrieved 2007-10-13.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.