Goodland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Collier County, Florida, United States. The population was 267 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Naples–Marco IslandMetropolitan Statistical Area. Located on an outlying portion of Marco Island, it is the closest community to Cape Romano, the southern tip of a nearby island that was the official site of the Florida landfall of Hurricane Wilma.
Location in Collier County and the state of Florida
Goodland is located in southwestern Collier County at. The beachfront city of Marco Island is 6 miles (10 km) to the west. Goodland is nearly surrounded by water, with Goodland Bay to the north, Coon Key Pass to the east, and Blue Hill Creek to the south. To the west, an artificial inlet of Blue Hill Creek separates Goodland from forested wetland within the city limits of Marco Island.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Goodland CDP has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.9 km2), of which 0.15 square miles (0.4 km2) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2), or 57.47%, is water.
Goodland has a tropical savanna climate that consists of warm dry winters and hot humid summers with heavy rain from April to October.