The City of Clermont is one of the fastest growing cities in Central Florida and is strategically located just west of Orlando and north of Disney World. At a population of about 40,000, Clermont also is the largest city in Lake County. Known for our picturesque hills and pristine lakes, Clermont was founded in 1884. It has the amenities and environment that make it an attractive location for families, new business, educational endeavors, office development and health and fitness opportunities. Compared with many of its small town neighbors, Clermont is home to a variety of natural, cultural, and historical attractions, and has one of the most extensive park systems in the area. The quality of life in and around Clermont makes it a prime destination for those looking to settle in central Florida. Local stores offer a variety of shopping and dining options along with ample sports facilities and waterfront activities. Clermont has housing choices for every income level, from gated golf course communities and larger estate homes to small and mid-sized single-family units on platted lots.