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Punta Gorda, FL was named "Best Small City" to live in by Money Magazine in 2006.
The Beautiful City of Punta Gorda is located in Southwest Florida, on the banks of the Peace River and the Gulf of Mexico. Punta Gorda is the only incorporated area in Charlotte County. Punta Gorda has a unique Downtown historical district with several sites on the National Register. The City also has a picturesque waterfront area with a harbor and many waterfront publicly accessible parks.
Punta Gorda has a current population of 14,000 residents and a prosperous business community. Charlotte County has a total population of 136,773 residents, with a continued projected growth rate. The area continues to enjoy a booming economy with a cost of living well below the national average. The City of Punta Gorda's violent crime rate is 59% below the national average and Charlotte County has the lowest crime rate of any county in Florida.

The City employs approximately 270 employees in all of the various operations, including a police force of 47 and a fire service of 26. The area also enjoys a significant tourist visitor population, enjoying the Florida Sunshine and the boating waterways. Charlotte Harbor, Peace River and the other waterways offer excellent sports fishing as well as the opportunity to see manatees and other wildlife. Punta Gorda is in the midst of major community revitalization and beautification efforts. With historic preservation as a priority, the City has secured State Historic District status. The City Streetscape Program is restoring an Old Florida atmosphere to central district streets by adding brick lanes, street lamps, benches, brick planters and flowers and shade trees. The residential areas feature many brick streets lined with huge old royal palms and many old Florida-era tin roofed homes with verandas.

Unique shops and restaurants are being added throughout the City, expanding the fine reputation of Punta Gorda´s charm. There are three elementary schools, a middle school and high school with a performing arts theatre under construction. There is a hospital and significant additional medical treatment facilities in the City.

Fishermen's Village is situated on a beautiful pier in the mouth of the Peace River and Charlotte Harbor and hosts a multitude of unique waterfront shops and boutiques. There are several restaurants offering something for every palate. It is truly one of the most interesting waterfront malls in Southwest Florida. The adjacent marina makes it convenient for boaters as well as other travellers to enjoy Fishermen's Village. (City of Punta Gorda)