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Welcome to Claremont ...
The location of Claremont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Claremont has a population of 335 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Claremont.
Claremont is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Claremont lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Claremont is located in the (757) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Claremont had an population of 335 people. This is a decrease of 11.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.33% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Claremont had a population of 378 people (which is 5.36% of the total population of Surry County). This makes Claremont the county's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 378 people, the population of Claremont increased 10.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 343 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Claremont.
Communities Also Named Claremont ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Claremont: This one is located in Surry County and the other is located in Arlington County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 25 communities that are also named Claremont - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Claremont.
Communities near Claremont ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Claremont.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Claremont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Claremont.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Claremont. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Claremont.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Claremont. See our Newspapers Page for Claremont.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Claremont ...
Looking for more information about Claremont? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Claremont, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Claremont.
Adding Claremont to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Claremont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Claremont was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Claremont on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Claremont on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Claremont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Surry County: www.co.surry.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022