Information about Peace River, Harbour Heights, FL
The Peace River is a 106-mile long river in southwestern Florida. Part of the river runs through Harbour Heights, a census-designated place in Charlotte County that lies on the the south side of the river. Nearby is the city of Punta Gorda. The river is important in maintaining the salinity of Charlotte Harbor, into which it drains. Additionally, it is home to many endangered species, supplies more than 6 million gallons of drinking water per day, and is a popular destination for canoers and fossil hunters.