Fort Myers , Lee County, Florida

County seat of Lee County, Florida, United States

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Location of Fort Myers, FL on Florida map.


Fort Myers is a city located in the county of Lee in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 62,298 and a population density of 491 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 87,103 inhabitants.

The city was created 135 years ago in 1885.

Fort Myers has a total area of 48.97 square miles (126.84 km2).

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Fort Myers, FL Quick Facts

Population : 87,103 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida
County : Lee County
Postal code : 33900–33999
Phone Area Codes : 239
Area : 126.84 km2
Named for : Abraham Myers
Altitude : 10 feet / 3 meters
Capital city : Fort Myers is capital of Lee County
Establishment : January 01, 1886 (135 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 19:19:19 (17th April 2021)
Density : 687 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 28.48% (2010-2019)
Weather : 85℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

The population of Fort Myers increased by 28.48% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 62,298 census
2011 63,818 estimation process
2012 65,504 estimation process
2013 67,802 estimation process
2014 70,449 estimation process
2015 73,470 estimation process
2016 76,752 estimation process
2017 80,015 estimation process
2018 82,229 estimation process
2019 87,103 estimation process

Fort Myers, FL zip code is 33901. County name: Lee, County fips: 12071

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People born in Fort Myers, FL (74)

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College & universities near Fort Myers, FL

Code Name City ZIP
484172 Lee Professional Institute Fort Myers (FL) 33916-9320
462035 Florida Academy Fort Myers (FL) 33966-1155
135267 Fort Myers Technical College Fort Myers (FL) 33916-2204
362700 Sunstate Academy Fort Myers (FL) 33907
366553 Southern Technical College Fort Myers (FL) 33907-1108

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fort Myers, FL

Code Name Address Type
FTM Fort Myers, Florida 6050 Plaza Drive BUS
PCH Port Charlotte, Florida 909 King Highway BUS
SBG Sebring 601 East Center St RAIL
SRA Sarasota, Florida 1993 Main Street BUS
BDT Bradenton, Florida 1115 Manatee Avenue West BUS

Other cities in Lee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lee County , FL.

City Name Population Title
Cape Coral 194,495 City in Lee County, Florida, United States
Bonita Springs 59,637 City in Florida, USA
Estero 33,871 Census-designated place in Lee County, Florida
Sanibel 7,401 City in Florida, USA
Fort Myers Beach 7,094 Town of the United States
Iona 177 Island off the west coast of Scotland

Distance to Other Cities

Fort Myers, FL distances to biggest Florida cities

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