Punta Gorda, Charlotte County, Florida

Punta Gorda: City in Charlotte County, Florida, United States

About

Punta Gorda is a city located in the county of Charlotte in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,641 and a population density of 304 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,698 inhabitants.

The city was created 141 years ago in 1881.

Quick Facts about Punta Gorda

Population : 20,698 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Charlotte County
Postal code : 33900–33999
Phone Area Codes : 941
Area : 54.81 km2
Altitude : 6,099 feet / 1859 meters
Capital city : Punta Gorda is capital of Charlotte County
Establishment : January 01, 1882 (141 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:58:33 (4th February 2023)
Density : 378 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 19.6% (2010-2020)
Punta Gorda locator map
Location of Punta Gorda on Florida map.
Punta Gorda City Hall image
Punta Gorda City Hall
Punta Gorda City Hall image

Geography

Punta Gorda is located at 26°55'47"N 82°2'43"W (26.9297800, -82.0453700).

Punta Gorda map

Demographics

The population of Punta Gorda increased by 19.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,641 - census
2011 17,140 2.91% estimation process
2012 17,376 1.36% estimation process
2013 17,623 1.4% estimation process
2014 18,026 2.24% estimation process
2015 18,552 2.84% estimation process
2016 19,195 3.35% estimation process
2017 19,684 2.48% estimation process
2018 20,014 1.65% estimation process
2019 20,369 1.74% estimation process
2020 20,698 1.59% estimation process

Punta Gorda zip code is 33950. County name: Charlotte, County fips: 12015

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Best Things to Do in Punta Gorda

1 Gilchrist Park

Rating: 4.7 (1478)

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Gilchrist Park

2 Laishley Park

Rating: 4.7 (1456)

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Laishley Park

3 Ponce De Leon Park

Rating: 4.6 (1276)

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Ponce De Leon Park

4 Peace River Wildlife Center

Rating: 4.8 (1116)

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Peace River Wildlife Center

5 Fred C. Babcock/Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area

Rating: 4.7 (1061)

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Fred C. Babcock/Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area

Where ot Eat in Punta Gorda

1 Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

Rating: 4.1 (2341)

1451 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, United States ➦ Show Map

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Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

2 Beef 'O' Brady's

Rating: 4.3 (1163)

1105 Taylor Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, United States ➦ Show Map

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Beef 'O' Brady's

3 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Rating: 3 (945)

24471 Sandhill Blvd, Punta Gorda, FL 33983, United States ➦ Show Map

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Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

4 Dunkin'

Rating: 3.9 (621)

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Dunkin'

5 Dunkin'

Rating: 4.2 (455)

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Dunkin'

Where to Stay in Punta Gorda

1 Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside

Rating: 4.4 (1227)

33 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, United States ➦ Show Map

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Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside

2 The Wyvern Hotel Punta Gorda- an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Rating: 4.3 (678)

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The Wyvern Hotel Punta Gorda- an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

3 SpringHill Suites by Marriott Punta Gorda Harborside

Rating: 4.6 (321)

101 Harborside Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, United States ➦ Show Map

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Punta Gorda Harborside

4 I Make Travel Easy - Travel Agency

Rating: 5 (4)

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Other Places in Punta Gorda

1 Punta Gorda City Hall

Rating: 2.5 (8)

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Punta Gorda City Hall

2 Punta Gorda City Hall Annex

126 Harvey St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 ➦ Show Map

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3 Punta Gorda City Clerk

326 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Punta Gorda (5)

People born in Punta Gorda, including jazz trumpeter Arthur Parker Whetsol, association football player Jeannette Dyer, Thai bicycle racer Amanda Mildred Carr, .

List

  • MacGyver the Lizard (Lizard and Internet celebrity) he was born in 04/07/2012
  • Jake Noll (American baseball player) he was born in 08/03/1994

Schools in Punta Gorda

College & universities near Punta Gorda, FL

Code Name City ZIP
132976 Charlotte Technical College Port Charlotte (FL) 33948-3399

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Punta Gorda, FL

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

Post offices near Punta Gorda

Post Office Name City ZIP
Punta Gorda Post Office Punta Gorda (FL) 33950

Other cities in Charlotte County

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

City Name Population Title
Port Charlotte 54,392 Unincorporated community in Charlotte County, Florida, United States
Punta Gorda Isles 18,306 City in Charlotte County, Florida, United States of America
Charlotte Harbor 3,714 Census designated place
Rotonda West 3,435 Census designated place
Harbour Heights 2,987 Census designated place
Charlotte Park 2,325 Census-designated place in Charlotte County, Florida
Manasota Key 1,229 Census-designated place in Charlotte County, Florida

Distance to Other Cities

Punta Gorda distances to largest Florida cities