Lee County , Florida

Lee County: County in Florida, United States

About

Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 618,754 and a population density of 197 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 790,767 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fort Myers. The county was created 135 years ago in 1887.

Lee County Quick Facts

Population : 790,767 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
Different from : Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County
Area : 3139 km2
Water as percent of area : 35.3%
Land as percent of area : 64.7%
Named for : Robert E. Lee
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Capital : Fort Myers
Establishment : May 05, 1887
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:51:10 (25th May 2022)
Density : 252 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 21.75% (2010-2020)
Lee County locator map
Location of Lee County on Florida map.
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Geography

Lee County is located at 26°37'31"N 81°50'58"W (26.6253600, -81.8495200). It has 4 neighbors: Charlotte County, Collier County, Glades County and Hendry County.

Lee County map

The largest city of Lee County is Cape Coral with a population of 200,972. Other cities include, Fort Myers population 91,086, Bonita Springs population 60,830, North Fort Myers population 39,407 and Sanibel population 7,429. See all Lee County cities & populated places.

Lee County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Cape Coral 200,972 City in Lee County, Florida, United States
Fort Myers 91,086 County seat of Lee County, Florida, United States
Lehigh Acres 86,784 Census designated place
Bonita Springs 60,830 City in Florida, USA
North Fort Myers 39,407 Unincorporated community in Lee County, Florida, United States; census designated place
Estero 34,383 Census-designated place in Lee County, Florida
San Carlos Park 16,824 Census-designated place in Lee County, Florida
Cypress Lake 11,846 Census designated place
Villas 11,569 Census-designated place in Lee County, Florida
Gateway 8,401 Census-designated place in Lee County, Florida
Sanibel 7,429 City in Florida, USA
McGregor 7,406 Census designated place
Fort Myers Beach 7,117 Town of the United States
Fort Myers Shores 5,487 Census-designated place in Lee County, Florida
Whiskey Creek 4,655 Census-designated place in Lee County, Florida
Tice 4,470 Census-designated place in Lee County, Florida

Lee County has 4 neighbours.

  • Fort Myers

Demographics

The population of Lee County increased by 21.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 618,754 - census
2011 631,053 1.95% estimation process
2012 644,197 2.04% estimation process
2013 659,834 2.37% estimation process
2014 677,232 2.57% estimation process
2015 699,644 3.2% estimation process
2016 722,649 3.18% estimation process
2017 740,000 2.34% estimation process
2018 754,470 1.92% estimation process
2019 770,577 2.09% estimation process
2020 790,767 2.55% estimation process

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