Bonita Springs Community
Bonita Springs is a city in Lee County, Florida, United States. The population was 43,914 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city is located on the southwest coast of the state. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 41.0 square miles (106 km2). 35.3 square miles (91 km2) of it is land and 5.7 square miles (15 km2) of it (13.95%) is water.
The city is located on both Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The area referred to as Bonita Beach is located on a road-accessible barrier island (Little Hickory Island) that lies between the Gulf of Mexico and Estero Bay. The Imperial River flows through the downtown district of the city and empties out into Estero Bay. The city has a tropical climate, having a mean January temperature of 65 °F (18 °C).[~Wikipedia]