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Marco Island, Naples and Collier County Florida
Isles of Capri
Isles of Capri
A virtually undiscovered paradise, the Isles of Capri is a dream location to wind down and relax, fish and swim. Capri is two miles from Marco Island and its fabulous beaches, shops and restaurants, and 20 minutes from Naples. read more
area nature
Area Nature
The 10,000 Islands area of Southwest Florida forms a natural nursery and sanctuary for much of the Gulf Coast ecology. This page has information on the area's natural hatcheries and feeding grounds. read more
area wildlife
Area Wildlife
The Marco Island/Isles of Capri area consists of numerous mangrove keys nestled amongst the tidal backwaters of Southwest Florida's 10,000 islands. Here is a brief survey of some of the creatures you may be lucky enough to see. read more
property taxes
Property Taxes
Ad valorem taxes include taxes on real estate and on a business's tangible personal property. 'Ad Valorem' is a term derived from the latin phrase meaning 'in accordance with its worth'. In Collier County, these taxes are collected by the Collier County Tax Assessor. read more
area schools
Area Schools
Collier County public schools are administered by the District School Board of Collier County. All are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools. In 2005, the school district employed approximately 2,800 teachers, 47% with advanced degrees. read more
area fire/ems
Fire & Emergency Management
Collier County has eleven fire control districts within its boundries. Eight districts are protected by independent fire departments, and Collier County runs the remaining three. All are equipped with the latest in Advanced Life Support equipment and training. read more
area map
Area Map
Shortly after you cross US 41 heading south on Collier Boulevard, you come upon the wetlands that surround the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Sanctuary. Along this stretch of road there's an interesting mix of homes, protected wild areas and unspoiled mangrove shoreline. read more