The City of Clermont, Choice of Champions, 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 44,301 within 19.1 square miles of city limits, Clermont also is the largest city in Lake County. Known for our picturesque hills and pristine lakes, Clermont was founded in 1884 and incorporated in 1916. It has the amenities and assets that make it an attractive location for families, new businesses, educational endeavors, office development and health and fitness opportunities. Clermont is Open for Business and offers everything for growing families, too. Health, wellness and fitness are all part of Clermont's culture.