Lee County, Florida

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Lee County, Florida
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Seal of Lee County, Florida
Location within Florida
Location within Florida
Map of the United States highlighting Florida
Florida's location within the U.S.
FoundedMay 13, 1887
Named forRobert E. Lee
SeatFort Myers
Largest cityCape Coral
 • Total1,212 sq mi (3,139 km2)
 • Land785 sq mi (2,033 km2)
 • Water428 sq mi (1,109 km2), 35.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)739,224
 • Density941.69/sq mi (363.59/km2)
Congressional districts17th, 19th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4

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.