Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida. Fort Myers is a gateway to the Southwest Florida region and a major tourist destination within Florida. The winter homes of Thomas Edison (Seminole Lodge) and Henry Ford (The Mangoes) are a primary tourist attraction in the region. The city is named after Colonel Abraham Myers. The geographic statistical area is serviced by Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), located southeast of the city.
|Fort Myers, Florida|
|City of Fort Myers|
|Nickname(s): "City of Palms"|
Location in Lee County, Florida
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits