Lee County, Florida

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Lee County, Florida
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Base Operations at Page Field.
Seal of Lee County, Florida
Seal
Map of Florida highlighting Lee County
Location in the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Founded May 13, 1887
Named for Robert E. Lee
Seat Fort Myers
Largest city Cape Coral
Area
 • Total 1,212 sq mi (3,139 km2)
 • Land 785 sq mi (2,033 km2)
 • Water 428 sq mi (1,109 km2), 35.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2017) 739,224
 • Density 941.69/sq mi (363.59/km2)
Congressional districts 17th, 19th
Time zone Eastern: UTC−5/−4
Website www.lee-county.com

Lee County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, 440,888 people lived there. Lee County was created in 1887.