Collier County

Collier County is located in Southwest Florida bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Lee, Hendry, Broward, Monroe and Miami-Dade Counties. 

Collier County was established from a portion of Lee County in 1923 and named for advertising tycoon Barron G. Collier, one of South Florida's leading developers.

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Population - 2000
251,377
Population - 2010
321,520
Population - 2015 Est
343,802
Land Area (sq mi)
1,998
Water Area (sq mi)
307
Total Area (sq mi)
2,305
Average Rainfall
51
Temperature - Average High
82
Temperature - Average Low
68

Collier County consists of 56 public schools, including 29 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, 8 high schools, 1 pre-K, an alternative center, and 5 charter schools. Over 46,000 students are served by 3,20 teacher each day during the school year. The district is highly noted for being accredited by AdvancED, the parent organization for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement. Additionally, there are many opportunities for students to take dual-enrollment college courses at any of the local colleges.

March 23 - 25, 2018

Location: Veteran’s Park, Marco Island, Florida

This 3 day food and music festival is the largest yearly event on Marco Island! Attend to try tons of local food while you listen to local musicians and enjoy the beachside environment!

October 27-29, 2017

Location: Naples, Florida

The annual Stonecrab Festival is a weekend of food and fun starring of course, the stone crab. It’s also your chance to explore the beautiful Naples waterfront with activities on land and by water in and around Bayfront, Port of Naples Marina, Tin City and Naples Transportation and Tours General Store/Heritage Museum.

One million gallons of water fun will thrill children, parents and grandparents alike at Collier County's premier water park, Sun-N-Fun Lagoon! Includes four pools, a long lazy river, a lit splash playground or interactive water feature, five exciting water slides, a concession stand other typical amenities.

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At Aesthetic Plastic Surgery & Med Spa of Naples, FL., board-certified plastic surgeon Kent V. Hasen, MD performs plastic surgery procedures. Specializing in cosmetic surgery for the face, body and breasts as well as hair transplant and restoration with NeoGraft®. Dr. Hasen offers residents in Naples, Fort Myers, Marco Island, Punta Gorda, and Bonita Springs popular procedures including breast augmentation, facelift, liposuction, and mommy makeover with natural looking results. Dr. Hasen's medical spa also offers a large selection of skin and hair treatments including BOTOX, ThermiVa, facials and chemical peels.

Ave Maria University is a Catholic liberal arts college in Ave Maria Florida. It has many undergraduate degree program and masters and doctorate degree programs in theology.

The Collier County Public Library has 10 branches. 7 of those branches including the library's headquarters are located in Naples. The other 3 are in Everglades City, Immokalee, and Marco Island.

Complete fishing guide service docked at Port O Call Marina in beautiful downtown Naples, Florida. We run Fishing Charters out of Naples and Marco Island and offer half day, 6 hour or full day trips.

The Gulfshore Playhouse is a small theatre in Naples where every seat is a good seat. It is a professional theatre that gives people an opportunity to work in show business while bringing the arts to a broad audience of supporters.

Hodges University is a small college with two campuses and Naples and Fort Myers. It is a small tight knit school with a variety of different associates, undergraduate, and graduate programs.

The purpose of CHEACC is to provide information, support, and encouragement to local Christian home school families.  The organization was established upon basic Christian values and principles found in the authoritative Word of God.