Welcome to the City of Fort Myers, Florida home page. Fort Myers is located in Southwest Florida in Lee County on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River. It was incorporated in 1885 with the honorable Howell A. Parker as the first Mayor. Fort Myers has a vibrant population of 46,474 and is projected to grow to 60,000 by the year 2010.
||City Hall is located at 2200 Second Street in the heart of historical downtown. It lies between Second Street on the north and Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. on the south. Public parking is available. City Hall hours of operation are 7:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday (Holidays excepted). City Council Meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 6:00pm in Council Chambers located on the first floor of City Hall. The public is encouraged to attend.|
|City Job Opportunities|
|City Departments in City Hall|
|City Departments Outside City Hall|
The Edison-Ford Winter Estates offer year round guided tours through the winter homes of Henry Ford and Thomas Edison. There is trolley service to the Burroughs Home, the Imaginarium and the Historical Museum for a nominal fee
The newly opened Imaginarium Hands On Museum offers a variety of exhibits for children of all ages. Special group rates are available. A full service Gift Shop offers souveniers of a memorable visit.
Harborside Convention Center
Located next to Centenial Park at the corner of Bay and Monroe Streets in beautiful downtown Fort Myers, this elegant structure provides a state of the art venue for both conventions and concerts. Contact Mark Pace at 555-1212 for rates and availability.
Fort Myers Country Club
Located on scenic McGregor Boulevard offers the public a challenging par 72 round. The Course was built in 1916 by Architect Donald Ross and opened in 1917, and the Clubhouse has been rebuilt on the original site. Smitty's Restaurant has been rated four stars by Jean LeBouf, food critic for the Fort Myers News-Press.
Eastwood Golf Course
Rated as one of the top 50 municipal courses in the country, this golf course is located off Ortiz Avenue near Colonial Blvd, this challenging course is open to the public year round. A full service ProShop and Snack Bar are available.
Fort Myers Historical Museum
2300 Peck Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone 332-5955 FAX 332-6637
Located in the old Atlantic Coastline Railroad depot, the Fort Myers Historical Museum has exhibits covering the history of Southwest Florida. Also, on display is a private Pullman car, the ESPERANZA, and a 1900s Cracker House replica.
Call the Museum at 332-5955 for information on hours, and current traveling exhibits.
2505 First Street - PO Drawer 2217
Fort Myers, FL 33902
The Burroughts Home is a Georgian Revival Mansion built in 1901. Located in downtown Fort Myers next to the Edison Bridge overlooking the Caloosahatchee River, once considered a vestigious area to reside at the turn of the century.
A "Living History" tour is given by guides costumed in style of the WWI era. They portray members of the Burroughs Home family as they were when they purchased the house in 1918. The home makes a perfect setting for weddings, luncheons and special events. Call 322-6125 for information.
The City of Fort Myers is very much like a patchwork quilt. Each neighborhood's unique personality
is like a colorful patch on the quilt. Click on one of the following neighborhood pictures to
find out more.
|Lovejoy Park||Henley Place|
|The following departments|
are located in City Hall:
|Mayor's Office||4th floor||332-6847|
|City Clerk||4th floor||332-6740|
|City Council||4th floor||332-6732|
|City Cemetery Administration||4th floor||332-6881|
|Office of Management and Budget||4th floor||332-6791|
|City Attorney's Office||3rd floor||332-6707|
|City Internal Auditor||3rd floor||332-6731|
|Risk Management||3rd floor||332-6707|
|Information Systems||3rd floor||332-6765|
|Planning Department||2nd floor||332-6781|
|Engineering Department||2nd floor||332-6820|
|Public Works Administration||2nd floor||332-6850|
|Finance Department||1st floor||332-6753|
|Utility Services||1st floor||332-6855|
|Payroll Department||1st floor||332-6757|
|Special Assessment Administration||1st floor||332-6746|
||The Fort Myers Police Department is located at 2210 Peck Street in downtown Fort Myers. For emergencies always call 911. For routine Police business call 334-4155 from 7:30am to 4:30pm. The Police Department also operates an office in the Dunbar Annex at 3308 Dr Martin Luther King Blvd. The Police Department actively supports the concept of Community Policing as a means of encouraging citizen participation in the safety and security of their own neighborhoods. For more information on this and other Police activities, please call 334-4155.|
||The Fort Myers Fire Department administration is located at 2404 Dr Martin Luther King Blvd in downton Fort Myers. For emergencies always call 911. In addition to the Central Fire Station on MLK, the City operates 3 other Fire Stations throughout the City limits. They are: Station 2 at 1035 Terry Street, Station 3 at 1915 Jefferson, and Station 4 at 4520 Cummins Court.|
Parks and Beautification
Fort Myers Yacht Basin
Department of Purchasing
Building & Zoning Department
Business Development Center
Lee County Employment and
Economic Development Corporation
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