Cape Coral, FL is situated in Lee County, Florida with an elevation of 5ft and land coverage of 120 square miles, where almost 10 square miles of this is dedicated to water. The city sits along the Gulf of Mexico, on the western front of not only the state of Florida, but the western most part of Lee county as well. As of 2009 reports, the city of Cape Coral has a population of over 162,000 people, where nearly 90% of its populates are White Americans. Hispanics are second most in population at approximately 14%. Next are African Americans at 3.7% and a mixture of other races stands at 4.1%. Asians finish off the populace of the city at just over 1%. The climate in Cape Coral is considerably warm. Average highs range between the mid 70s to mid 90s throughout the year, where lows range from 50s to mid 60s.To access Cape Coral, one must travel along state routes by roadway. US highway 41 provides travels to the city, as well as route 78. Interstate 75 is the closest interstate for travels to and from other states. By air, Southwest Florida International Airport provides the best option.
However, a more localized airport is that of Punta Gorda's Charlotte County Airport, which is approximately 10 miles from the city. Public transportation within the city of Cape Coral is provided by the six fixated routes through the county's transportation line.Recreation within the city of Cape Coral is vast, with many beaches and water parks, including the world renowned SunSplash Water Park. Being along the Gulf of Mexico provides beach fronts such as Fort Myers Beach. There are also many man made theme parks throughout the city that provides family filled entertainment throughout the year, including Eagle Skate Park, Four Freedoms Park, and Coral Oaks Golf Course. Besides recreation, there are many other facilities within the city that contain the rich history and culture that has made up the city of Cape Coral, including the Four Mile Ecological Preserve and the Cape Coral Historical Museum. This museum features many exhibits and factual information on the nearly 5o year old city, including information on the many miles of waterways and canals. To get further information on the city and what it has to offer, one can search through the Cape Coral, FL yellow pages or Cape Coral, Fl business directory for complete listings.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan