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Fort Myers, Florida




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U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
CountryUnited States
StateFlorida
CountyLee
FoundedMarch 24, 1886
Government
 • MayorRandy Henderson, Jr.
Area
 • City40.4 sq mi (104.7 km2)
 • Land31.8 sq mi (82.4 km2)
 • Water8.6 sq mi (82.4 km2)  21.25%
Elevation
10 ft (3 m)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • City62,298
 • Density1,542.0/sq mi (595.01/km2)
 • Metro
618,754
 2010 U.S. Census
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
33900-33999
FIPS code12-24125[2]
GNIS feature ID0282700[3]
Websitehttp://www.cityftmyers.com


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. 





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