Lee County, Florida

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Lee County
Base Operations at Page Field.
Base Operations at Page Field.
Official seal of Lee County
Seal
Map of Florida highlighting Lee County
Location within the U.S. state of Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 26°35′N 81°55′W / 26.58°N 81.92°W / 26.58; -81.92
Country United States
State Florida
FoundedMay 13, 1887
Named forRobert E. Lee
SeatFort Myers
Largest cityCape Coral
Area
 • Total1,212 sq mi (3,140 km2)
 • Land785 sq mi (2,030 km2)
 • Water428 sq mi (1,110 km2)  35.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
739,224
 • Density941.69/sq mi (363.59/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts17th, 19th
Websitewww.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.