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City of Fort Myers, Florida
City
Fort Myers
Nickname(s): City of Palms
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
Coordinates: 26°37′54″N 81°51′26″W / 26.63167°N 81.85722°W / 26.63167; -81.85722Coordinates: 26°37′54″N 81°51′26″W / 26.63167°N 81.85722°W / 26.63167; -81.85722
Country United States
State Florida
County Lee
Founded March 24, 1886
Government
 • Mayor Randy Henderson, Jr.
Area
 • City 40.4 sq mi (104.7 km2)
 • Land 31.8 sq mi (82.4 km2)
 • Water 8.6 sq mi (82.4 km2)  21.25%
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • City 62,298
 • Density 1,542.0/sq mi (595.01/km2)
 • Metro 618,754
  2010 U.S. Census
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33900-33999
Area code(s) 239
FIPS code 12-24125[2]
GNIS feature ID 0282700[3]


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

  1. "American FactFinder2". Census.gov. http://factfinder2.census.gov. Retrieved April 29, 2011.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.