Cape Coral is a city in Lee County, Florida, United States. The population was 102,286 at the 2000 census. According to the U.S Census estimates of 2006, the city had a population of 151,389. , making it the largest city in Southwest Florida. As of July 1, 2005, the population estimate for the Fort Myers-Cape Coral metropolitan area was 544,758.
Cape Coral and Fort Myers from space, July 1997
The three high schools in Cape Coral are operated by the Lee County School District. They are Cape Coral High School, Mariner High School, and Ida S. Baker High School The former two were constructed in the late 1980s, and the latter founded in 2004, with the building opening in 2005.