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
Location in Lee County, Florida
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
Coordinates: 26°37′N 81°50′W / 26.617°N 81.833°W / 26.617; -81.833Coordinates: 26°37′N 81°50′W / 26.617°N 81.833°W / 26.617; -81.833[1]
Country United States
State Florida
County Lee
Founded March 24, 1886
Government
 • Type Council–manager
 • Mayor Randy Henderson, Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 48.97 sq mi (126.84 km2)
 • Land 39.78 sq mi (103.02 km2)
 • Water 9.20 sq mi (23.82 km2)
Elevation[3] 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 62,298
 • Estimate (2016) 77,146
 • Density 1,939.46/sq mi (748.84/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s) 33900-33999
Area code(s) 239
FIPS code 12-24125[4]
GNIS feature ID 0282700[3]
Website cityftmyers.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.