Fort Myers,

Florida

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Fort Myers, Florida, known for its nature and historical estates, serves as a gateway to a stretch of islands including the Sanibel area, known for its famous shelling beaches. It has an estimated population of 87,103. The winter estates of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford are major attractions. The city is named after Colonel Abraham Myers, the quartermaster general of the Confederate States Army.

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HOUSING

Housing Tips:

  • Check local Facebook groups

    • Florida Southwestern State College​

  • Please ​avoid using Craiglist as it is not very reliable

 

Recommended Neighborhoods:

  • The Villas

  • Cape Coral

  • Downtown

 

PLACES TO FIND HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS

TRANSPORTATION

Modes of Transportation

  • Car is best, not much public transportation

  • Parking is easy to find but can get expensive around the beach

Transportation Specific to Fort Myers

  • LeeTran Bus or Trolley  - to website

    • Bus fares start at $1.50

    • Trolley $0.75

    • 1 day-1 month bus pass, 1-3 day trolley pass

  • Lee County Waterway Guide - to website

 

ENTERTAINMENT

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Fort Myers Beach

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Beach and Downtown Events

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Visit Tampa, Florida

 
 
 

MAP OF FORT MYERS, FLORIDA

In this map you will find specific information about housing, entertainment, transportation, and ​landmarks around the city. This map has a lot more information once expanded so be sure to check it out in depth

 CONTACT

Contact

People to contact, who have lived in this city before ​​​

  • None at this time