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La Belle is a city in Hendry County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named by Capt. Francis Asbury Hendry for his two daughters, Laura and Belle
The latitude of La Belle is 26.761N. The longitude is -81.438W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,383.
Sections below provide additional information and links about La Belle demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hendry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33935 ZIP code.
9% of La Belle residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Belle ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Belle was $15,652, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of La Belle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in La Belle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $422. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $749.
Hendry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our La Belle political report.
The average commute time for La Belle workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in La Belle include Port La Belle Inn.
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