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Clermont, Florida, USA - Montrose St. East

Clermont, Lake, FL

Clermont was founded in 1884 and named for the French birthplace of the manager of the Clermont Improvement Company, A.F. Wrotniski. The city was incorporated in 1916.

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Clermont, Florida, USA

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Clermont, Florida, USA

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Clermont, Florida, USA


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1895 - Clermont
Clermont, an incorporated post-village of Lake co., Fla., 29 miles by rail S. by W. of Tavares. It is in a tomato-growing section, and has 3 churches, a saw-mill, and a crate-factory. Pop. 200.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in Clermont:
Lake Louisa State Park:

Explore the beautiful natural surroundings with hiking and biking trails.

Enjoy water activities such as kayaking, canoeing, and fishing in the lakes.

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards:

Take a tour of the winery and learn about the winemaking process.

Enjoy wine tastings and events, often accompanied by live music.

Clermont Historic Village:

Discover the history of Clermont through preserved historic buildings.

Attend events and festivals held at the village throughout the year.

Waterfront Park:

Relax by the lake and enjoy a picnic with family or friends.

The park also features a playground for kids and walking trails.

Citrus Tower:

Take an elevator to the top of the Citrus Tower for panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Learn about the citrus industry's history in the region.

Revolution Off Road:

Experience off-road adventures with activities like ATV rides and mucky truck tours.

Try your hand at bass fishing in ...

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