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Our City

Nestled along the scenic shoreline of the Caloosahatchee River, the city has become an interesting blend of young and old.

Sporting the youngest population in Lee County, with a median age of 32, the City of Fort Myers is also home to the historic winter residences of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. Extensive renovation of the historic downtown waterfront is underway, with new restaurants, nightclubs, apartments, and artistic venues providing energy and growth.

Throughout the year, Southwest Florida residents and visitors enjoy cultural events overlooking the river at Centennial Park and the Fort Myers Yacht Basin.

The History of Fort Myers

Ponce de Leon explored areas along Florida's Gulf coast in 1513 & 1521. The barrier islands of Lee County are believed to be one of his many stops. Spanish and Cuban settlers created temporary fishing and farming camps along the coast, but for years Southwest Florida was a rugged and isolated area.

In the early 1700s the Lee Island coastline first appeared with some accuracy in British maps. During the last half of the....

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Our thanks to the Lee County Economic Development Office for providing the following demographic data on the areas served by The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc.:

Lee County Population By Area
(2009 Demographic Profile)

Fort Myers 68,819
Cape Coral 162,852
Bonita Springs 46,425
Fort Myers Beach 6,919
Sanibel 6,329
Unincorporated Lee County 323,780

Total 615,124 

Fort Myers Area Information and Maps 

Please visit the community profile for Fort Myers on VillageProfile.com. You will find detailed information on Fort Myers including Area Maps and more.

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Village Profile and view a street map of Fort Myers.

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