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Welcome to Claremont ...

The town of Claremont is located in Surry County<1>.

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 336 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The telephone area code for Claremont: (757)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Claremont had an population of 336 people. This is a decrease of 11.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.04% 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.

  • Hopewell [Hopewell City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell
    • Hopewell [Hopewell City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Claremont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopewell<6>
  • Williamsburg [Williamsburg City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
    • Williamsburg [Williamsburg City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Claremont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,954 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<6>
  • Waverly [Sussex County]
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    • Waverly [Sussex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Claremont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,953 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<6>
  • Wakefield [Sussex County]
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    • Wakefield [Sussex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Claremont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dendron [Surry County]
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      • Dendron [Surry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Claremont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 247 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dendron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dendron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dendron<6>
    • Surry [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surry
      • Surry [Surry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Claremont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 218 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surry<6>
    • Burrowsville [Prince George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burrowsville
      • Burrowsville [Prince George County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Claremont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burrowsville
    • Charles City [Charles City County]
    • Garysville [Prince George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garysville
      • Garysville [Prince George County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Claremont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garysville
    • Jamestown [James City County]

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Surry County

About Virginia

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Surry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Claremont.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Claremont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Claremont) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Claremont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Claremont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Claremont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2273, Longitude: -76.9665       In this case, the coordinates for Claremont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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