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Collier / Lee County

Collier County at a Glance





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Why Live in Collier County?


Collier County is truly the vacationer’s dream destination, the paradise of beach lovers and nature explorers alike, a world of possibilities for the perfect escape. In luxurious Naples, you’ll find high-end shopping, unique and renowned dining, and some of the finest championship golf courses in the world. Just beyond the limits of its bustling Downtown, the beaches stretch for endless miles along the coastline, offering a gateway to a world of boating, swimming, surfing, discovery, or simply basking beneath the sun. Take a trip beyond the city limits to explore the national preserves and parks that attract thousands of explorers and ecotourists alike—The Everglades and Ten Thousand Islands, just to name two. There’s a reason Collier County has been dubbed, “Paradise Coast”.

Spotlights of Collier County

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Parks & Outdoor

Escape to lush green, amazing wildlife, and worlds undiscovered in Collier County. Discover the breathtaking beauty of natural wildlife reserves, like Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Preserve, and of course, Ten Thousand Islands—where you can find boating, paddling, camping, hiking, snorkeling, and more.

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Beautiful Beaches

Miles of breathtaking beaches line the Gulf Coast in Collier County. Pristine white sand kissed by turquoise waters and gently-pounding waves set the scene to an endless playground of activities—swimming, surfing, paddleboarding, fishing, jet skiing, boating, or even discovering secluded beaches on the Ten Thousand Islands.

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Arts & Entertainment

Whether you’re looking for classical concerts or rich history, beautiful works of local art or unique arts and crafts, there’s plenty to be found here in Collier County. Catch a performance by The Naples Players, Opera Naples, or the Naples Philharmonic. Visit the Gulfshore Playhouse and the Baker Museum. And don’t forget to visit Gallery Row in Downtown Naples to explore a wealth of beautiful art galleries.

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Local Attractions

Come explore a world of outstanding events, bustling nightlife, upscale shopping and dining, and more. Head to Downtown Naples to explore the boutiques, the shops, the delicious eateries. Stay after the sun goes down to sip cocktails or enjoy live music. And don’t forget the golf—over 80 championship golf courses in the area have aptly named Naples the “Golf Capital of the World”.

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Shopping & Dining

Whether you’re looking for upscale boutiques or major retailers, unique local eateries or chain restaurants, there are plenty of options to be found throughout the county. Discover upscale open-air shopping at the Village on Venetian Bay, Waterside Shops, or The City. Larger retailers can be found at Big Cypress Market Place, Pavilion Shopping Center, Carillon Place, Pine Ridge Crossing, the Coastland Center, or the Neapolitan Way Shopping Center.

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Community Events

Enjoy outstanding events, festivals, art shows, holiday celebrations, food, wine, or beer tastings, and more! Don’t miss major annual events like the Earth Day Festival, StayinMay Arts Festival, Naples Restaurant Week, July 4th Fireworks at Naples Beach, Mercato Brew-Ha-Ha Craft Beer Festival, Taste of Collier, Celebration of Lights, the wildly-popular Swamp Buggy Races at the Florida Sports Park, or even The Oliver Group Champions Cup of the Outback Tennis Series.

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Collier County Quick Facts

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Population: 348,777
Growth Since 2000: 72%
County Size: 2,025 sq mi
County Seat: East Naples
Median Home Price: $445,000


Travel & Commute

Mean Commute Time: 22.9
Public Transit: Collier Area Transit.
Airport: Naples Municipal, Marco Island
Major Highways: I-75, US-41, FL-29, FL-84, FL-951

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