Fort Myers, Florida

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Fort Myers, Florida
City
Sidney and Berne Davis Art Museum in downtown Fort Myers
Sidney and Berne Davis Art Museum in downtown Fort Myers
Nickname(s): "City of Palms"
Location in Lee County, Florida
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
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CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountyLee
FoundedMarch 24, 1886
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • MayorRandy Henderson, Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total48.97 sq mi (126.84 km2)
 • Land39.78 sq mi (103.02 km2)
 • Water9.20 sq mi (23.82 km2)
Elevation[3]10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total62,298
 • Estimate (2016)77,146
 • Density1,939.46/sq mi (748.84/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)33900-33999
Area code(s)239
FIPS code12-24125[4]
GNIS feature ID0282700[3]
Websitecityftmyers.com

Fort Myers is a city of Florida in the United States. It is the commercial center of Lee County, Florida.

On August 13, 2004, Fort Myers was hit hard by Hurricane Charley.

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 7, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.