10 Interesting Facts About Naples, FL


Scott Pearson GRI, CRS
  1. Naples was founded in 1885 by 2 Kentuckians - Walter Halderman, owner of the Louisville Courier, and John Williams, a prominent politician/senator
  2. Naples has roughly 20,000 residents (Collier County has roughly 332,000)
  3. Much of Collier County is referred to as Naples but the actual boundary lines of Naples are: Official Border Lines of Naples
  4. The median age in Naples is 64 (Collier County’s median age is 46)
  5. 75° F /24° C is the average temperature in Naples. (99° F/37° C was the highest recorded temperature in 1986 and 26° F/-3° C was the lowest in 1982)
  6. The most expensive home in Naples sold for $47,250,000 US dollars in 2012 (It is currently listed for $68 million)
  7. Naples has 10 miles of beachfront
  8. The largest home in Naples was completed in 2012. It has 32,000 total square feet (16,772 square feet under air)
  9. The tallest high-rise in Naples is "The Enclave", located on the beach in Park Shore. It is 328’ tall with 28 floors.
  10. Naples is 108 miles from Key West (210 miles from Cuba and 284 miles from The Bahamas)



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