The city of Cape Coral was incorporated in 1970 and encompasses the following counties: Lee. Cape Coral's government type is Council-Manager. It is comprised of the City Manager, who is currently John Szerlag.
Cape Coral encompasses land area: 110.09 sq mi (285.1 km2), water area: 9.91 sq mi (25.7 km2) 9%. The elevation is 5 ft (2 m) above sea level. According to the 2010 United States Census, the local population is 154,305. This equates to a population density of 1,479/sq mi (571/km2). The local time zone is EST (UTC-5).
Zip codes in Cape Coral include 33990, 33904, 33909, 33914, 33991, 33993. Local area codes are 239. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 12-10275, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.capecoral.net.