Clermont is a city in Lake County. The city is approximately 22 miles or 35 Kilometers west of what is commonly called downtown Orlando Florida and. It is the same distance southeast of Leesburg Florida. As of 2016 Clermont's population was 33,529. Nearly 10% of the overall population of Lake County Florida. The City is 11.5 Square miles.
Clermont Fl is in Lake County and the public school system's website can be visited here or reached by phone at 352-253-6500.
As for the climate in Clermont. The city averages 236 days per year of sunshine. The high temperature in the month of July is 96 deg. The Low in January is 49 degrees. The city gets 51 inches of rain per year. Much more than the average of 37 inches seen by the rest of America. With our 200 feet of elevation change in the rolling hills of Clermont that rain feeds the Clermont Chain of lakes.
The Three largest lakes are Louisa,Minnehaha and the Minneola. The smaller connected lakes are lake Dixie,Crescent,Susan and Winona. There are other lakes which are connected but these are the most well known and commonly passed through.
Lake Louisa is the largest of the lakes with 3,572 acres of surface area. Although shallow with an average depth of only 10 feet and a max depth of around 16. It features Lake Louisa State park which is found on its' southern shore. On the northern tip you will find Crooked Creek. Crooked Creek does have a public boat ramp and passes through Lake Susan into Lake Minnehaha.
Lake Minnehaha has a surface area of 2,410 acres and a maximum depth of 18 feet. Lake Minnehaha is a beautiful lake with a developed eastern shore. On the eastern shore is S Lakeshore Drive. To the northwest is Cypress Cove and swampland unsuitable for development. Cypress cove is where you can pass through to lake Minneola.
Lake Minneola is the deepest of the chain at 18-30 feet. There is a boat ramp on the south-southwestern side. The lake has about 1,890 surface acres and gets to be the namesake for Lake Minneola High School.Downtown Clermont Florida is on Minneola's southern shore. Click to see the Waterfront homes for sale in Clermont Fl.
Clermont Florida is a large city and covers a lot of area. With Highway 27, and the other highways we all use nearby many people are flocking to Clermont because of the cities beauty and lower cost of living. Often those people choose to rent before choosing to buy, or before the are planning to move on to their next home. Click to see the current Homes for rent in Clermont Fl.
Clermont Florida has numerous new home communities. There are also many homes that are built that are not in subdivisions. To make things easier we has assembled all of the new homes for sale in Clermont Florida onto one page. After reviewing them in and finding your price range you can contact us for assistance. Click to see the new homes in Clermont Fl.