Pine Island is made up of five distinct communities . . .
each with its own identity.
Bokeelia – An agricultural area with palm and tropical fruit groves, canal-front and waterfront homes, farms, marinas, and restaurants.
Pineland – “Cracker Style” homes, Calusa Indian site, mango groves, and marinas.
Matlacha – A colorful, artsy community with waterfront living and dining, a public park, and independent art galleries and shops.
Pine Island Center – A business area with banks, a shopping center, fire station, and park.
St. James City – Primarily a residential area with canal and waterfront homes in many neighborhoods, social organizations, marinas, restaurants.