Clermont, Florida

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Clermont is a city in Lake County, Florida, United States, west of Orlando. The population was 13,100 recorded July 2008. The City is essentially residential in character and its economy is centered in retail trade, lodging, and food and beverage establishments, which are tourism oriented. The historic downtown district is still much as it was 50 years ago. A number of community events occur there. It is part of the OrlandoKissimmee Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Florida Citrus Tower, one of the first constructed Florida landmarks, is located in Clermont. The tower celebrated its 50th anniversary in December 2006.[4]

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Geography

Clermont is located at 28°32′51″N 81°44′58″W / 28.5475°N 81.74944°W / 28.5475; -81.74944 (28.547584, -81.749519).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 29.7 km² (11.5 mi²). 27.2 km² (10.5 mi²) of it is land and 2.5 km² (1.0 mi²) of it (8.54%) is water.

The Clermont area has rolling hills.

Climate

The annual average variations of various measurements are indicated:

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