Where is Sanibel Island, Florida - Location Map, Travel Info, Facts

Sanibel is an island and city in Lee County in southwestern Florida, U.S., about 20 miles (30 km) southwest of Fort Myers.

Sanibel Island Location Map, Florida

Where is Sanibel Island Located
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Where is Sanibel Island Located?

Sanibel Island, located along the Gulf of Mexico, west of Fort Myers, Florida.

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Sanibel Island Facts & Information:

CountryUnited States
CountyLee County, Florida
LocationSouthwestern Florida
Coordinates:26°26′23″N 82°4′50″W
Incorporated (city)1974
Government TypeCouncil-Manager
Total Area33.21 sq mi (86.01 km2)
Land Area16.18 sq mi (41.90 km2)
Water Area17.03 sq mi (44.10 km2) 48.13%
Elevation3 ft (0.9 m)
Population (2020)7,401
• Density457.42/sq mi (176.61/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST)) in Summer - UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code33957
Area code(s)239
FIPS code12-63700
Airports near Sanibel IslandThe Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW)
Cities Near Sanibel IslandFort Myers Beach, FL · Iona, FL · Cape Coral, FL · Cypress Lake, FL · Villas, FL · San Carlos Park, FL · Fort Myers, FL

Best Things to Do in Sanibel Island:

Best Things to Do in in Sanibel Island are South Seas Island Resort, Captiva Island, J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife, Bowman's Beach, Bailey-Matthews National Shell, Sanibel Lighthouse, Lighthouse Beach Park, Gulfside City Park Beach, Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, Turner Beach, Bunche Beach, Blind Pass Beach, North Captiva Island, Tarpon Bay Beach, Alison Hagerup Beach, Sanibel Causeway, Causeway Islands Park, Dunes Golf & Tennis Club, Blind Pass, Picnic Island, San Carlos Island, Bowman's Beach Park, San Carlos Bay - Bunche Beach and more.