Charlotte Harbor is one of, if not Florida’s premiere destination for eco-tourism. It is a paradise for nature lovers.
84% of Charlotte Harbor’s shoreline is preserved land.
Charlotte Harbor is widely known for the Charlotte Harbor Estuary. The Estuary is the second largest estuary in the state of Florida and the 17th largest estuary in the United States. The estuary is home to many endangered species including; the Florida panther, American Alligator, West Indian Manatee, Bald Eagle, Wood Stork, Piping Plover, American crocodile, Green and Loggerhead Sea Turtles, Gulf sturgeon, Royal False Pawpaw, Florida Perforate Cladonia and many more.
Charlotte Harbor is also the location of Florida’s fourth largest national park, the Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park. Visitors of the park can hike the numerous trails through the 30,000 acres located in Charlotte County.
Because of its location along the Gulf of Mexico, Charlotte Harbor provides scenic and fascinating sailing opportunities. SAIL Magazine once named Charlotte Harbor in its list of the “10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States”.
Charlotte Harbor Government
Charlotte Harbor is governed by the Charlotte County Government. The county is governed by a five member county commission Charlotte County District 1 Commissioner Bob Starr currently oversees Charlotte Harbor.
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department is responsible for policing the city.
Charlotte Harbor is part of the Charlotte County Fire/EMS District. There is one fire station located in Charlotte Harbor.
Charlotte Harbor Schools
Charlotte Harbor is part of the Charlotte County School District.
Charlotte Harbor Demographics
According to the 2010 census report, the population of Charlotte Harbor is 3,714 people, an increase of 1.8% since 2000. There are 2,736 total homes with 1,000 occupied by owner.
The racial makeup of Charlotte Harbor in 2010 was;
- 89.3% Non-Hispanic White
- 6.0% African-American
- 5.6% Hispanic
- .2% American Indian
- 1.7% Asian
- 1.6% reporting two or more races
Charlotte Harbor Weather
The average high temperature in Immokalee is 84. The average low temperature is 62. The warmest months of the year are July and August with average high temperatures during the day of 92. The coldest month of the year is January where the average low temperature is 51.
Charlotte Harbor Events/Attractions
- Charlotte County Historic Center
- Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary
- Charlotte Harbor Preserve Sanctuary
- Toledo Cacao Fest
- Mayan Ruins
- Deer Dance
- Charlotte Sports Park
Charlotte Harbor Resource Links