Fort Myers

The community has evolved into an unusual blend of young and historic, nestled along the gorgeous shoreline of the Caloosahatchee River. The City of Fort Myers has the youngest population in Lee County, with a median age of 32, and is home to the famous winter houses of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. The historic downtown waterfront is undergoing extensive reconstruction, with new restaurants, nightclubs, apartments, and artistic venues bringing excitement and expansion. Throughout the year, residents and visitors to Southwest Florida enjoy cultural activities at Centennial Park and the Fort Myers Yacht Basin, which overlook the river.

Fort Myers, or Ft. Myers, is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 62,298 and in 2019 was estimated at 87,103.