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Cape has always been a special place for Elmer Tabor and his family

One family helped shape Cape Coral into what it is today by contributing one of the first businesses to the city in the early 1960s.Elmer Tabor moved to Cape Coral in 1960 from West Virginia with his family. He said after his grandfather retired to the area in 1957, his family began to spend ...

Cape Coral overview

    Welcome to "Paradise" — the largest "small town" between Tampa and Miami!     In 2005, it was named the second fastest growing city in the US by a national news magazine. Shortly after, it ...

Things to Do in Cape Coral

 Cape Coral offers many activities & recreational venues, in addition to those found throughout Lee County & the Islands. Some highlights include a beautiful, renourished beach at the Cape Coral Yacht Club — which also offers al fresco dining and a beach bar ...

Cape Coral’s history

Downtown Cape Coral has grown from the original collection of businesses that were established along Cape Coral Parkway and Del Prado Boulevard when the community that was to become a city was first built. To meet the commercial area’s infrastructure needs such as parking and ...

The Cape’s attractions

Amongst Cape Coral's many attractions are the renowned Sun Splash Family Water Park, a family venue that attracts visitors and locals alike, the Cape Coral Historical Museum, and the Four-Mile Cove Ecological Park.     Highlighting here "Eco" ...

Cape Coral Demographics

 2000 US Census Data     Population: 102,286     Median Household Income: $51,264     Median Age: 41.6 years     Ethnic Origin: 87.5% Caucasian; Hispanic/Latino, 8.3%; ...

Getting Around Town

 Finding your way around the city of Cape Coral can be difficult if you don’t know how the city is laid out. But once it is understood, getting lost will be a thing of the past.     Cape Coral is divided into four quadrants: SE, SW, NE and NW. ...

Cape Coral Government

The city of Cape Coral operates under the city manager form of government. City Council members are elected at large from seven districts. The mayor also is elected at large and is the eighth member of council. The mayor presides over council meetings. Council meetings are broadcast live on ...

The growth of Cape Coral

Cape Coral's History     In 1957 two brothers, Leonard and Jack Rosen, from Baltimore, Maryland, spent weeks looking over Southwest Florida for a piece of property to develop. Late that year they purchased a parcel of land from Grandville Keller and Franklin ...

Shopping in Cape Coral

 Cape Coral’s population has grown by almost 50 percent in the past five years, and retail and dining options have grown along with it. Many of the national chains have opened locations in Cape Coral and the days “driving over the bridge” to find what you ...