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Claremont, West Virginia

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The location of Claremont

Welcome to Claremont ...

Claremont is located in Fayette County.

The location of Claremont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Claremont is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Claremont lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Claremont: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Claremont ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Claremont and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ansted   [Map]   1,353   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   2,772   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gauley Bridge   [Map]   570   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Claremont.

Communities Also Named Claremont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Virginia (2) and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Claremont.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Claremont. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Claremont.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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 ...

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Claremont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Claremont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Claremont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9182, Longitude: -81.0509     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Claremont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Claremont.

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