Collier County, Florida
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Collier County
Collier County was created in 1923 from Lee County.
It was named for Barron Collier, a New York City advertising mogul and real estate developer who had moved to Southwest Florida and established himself as a prominent land owner. He agreed to build the Tamiami Trail for what was then Lee County (comprising today's Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee Counties) in exchange for favorable consideration with the state legislature to have a county named for him.
arch to everglades city
The county seat is in East Naples, after being moved from Everglades  in 1962

 Cities
Everglades City ~ Marco Island ~ Naples

Census-designated Places
Chokoloskee ~ Golden Gate ~ Goodland ~ Immokalee ~ Island Walk ~ Lely ~
Orangetree ~ Pelican Bay ~ Pine Ridge ~ Plantation Island ~ Verona Walk ~ Vineyards

Other Unincorporated Communities
Ave Maria ~ Ochopee ~ East Naples ~ North Naples


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Collier County Data

 

Birth Records

Books

Cemeteries

Census Records

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Native Americans

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Dec 2017:   obits for PHILLIPS, MCGEE, BOVENKERK, PIPPEN .  Crime news for WILLIAMS. Community news for BACON, HOOKS.  Gossip news for LITTLE, BARNES

 

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Surrounding Counties
Hendry County - north
Broward County - east
Miami-Dade County - southeast
Monroe County - south
Lee County - northwest
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