County students typically rank as some of the best in Florida.
Here is a detailed list of the Area Schools.
The Port Charlotte Area
About Port Charlotte Offers a good overview of the local area.
Important Area Contacts for Municipal Services, Phone, Internet, Government, Power, Water, DMV.
City Profiles is a very good site with detailed area information.
beaches of Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands line miles of the Gulf
coast. Easily accessible yet quiet and remote enough to attract
abundant birds, dolphins, sea turtles and other wildlife, they are a
local treasure. There are no big crowds here, just plenty of white
sand lapped by gentle waves from the Gulf of Mexico and decorated with
Ranked the 3rd Best Place in America to Live and Play Golf by Golf
Digest, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands offer year-round play on
more than 20 courses ranging in level from executive to championship.
Scenic vistas and spectacular landscapes provide the backdrop for
naturally inviting play on courses that include two ranked 4½ stars by
Golf Digest and three Audubon-certified courses.
3 Hospitals serve Charlotte County:
Edison State College
Charlotte County Airport (PGD)
The Charlotte County Airport is one of the most modern general aviation airports in Southwest Florida and is conveniently located just off interstate I-75. There are two lighted runways, one 6,500 foot and one 5,000 foot runway, navigational aids and a self fueling facility.
Direct Air and Allegiant Air both provide commercial flight service with daily non-stop flights from many northeast, Midwest and southeast U.S. destinations.
St. Petersburg Clearwater International Airport.
This is a good size airport about 1 hour from Port
Charlotte serving Tampa, Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties.
This is a major airport and hub served by all of the major
Southwest Florida International
This airport is located to the South of Port Charlotte in Lee County and is served by several major carriers. It is convenient to Port Charlotte and to Ft. Myers.
From waterfront boutiques and malls, to antique fairs and flea markets, shopping takes on many forms within Charlotte County.
The Port Charlotte Town Center Mall is the only enclosed regional shopping center in Charlotte County and features over 100 specialty shops and eateries along with a 16-screen Regal Cinemas movie theatre.
Dearborn Street In Old Englewood Village offers relaxed dining, unique shops, antiques, art galleries and special events.
Fishermen's Village in Punta Gorda is a waterfront mall, marina and resort featuring 33 shops and boutiques, seven restaurants, vacation villa rentals, fishing charters, harbor cruises, boat and jet ski rentals, live entertainment and special events.