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Clermont is a city in lake County, Florida in United States. Clermont was founded in 1884 and incorporated in 1916. The current population for Clermont is 22,097 at 2006 census, making it the largest city in Lake County, Florida. According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 29.7 square kilometers and the population density was 343.5 per square kilometers. The population was spread out with 20.1 percent under the age of 18, 6.3 percent from 18 to 24, 24.0 percent from 25 to 44, 24.7 percent from 45 to 64 and 24.8 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 89.9 males. For every 100 females of age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.

The city is essentially residential in character and its economy is primarily centered in retail trade as well as lodging, food and beverage establishments, which are tourism oriented. The city is located conveniently for most of its residents. In 2006 the city of Clermont approved a 1.2 million square mall plaza Collina to be built on State Road 50. The shopping center would be the largest in Lake County. The city is noted for its natural hills, which is unusual for central Florida. This place is regarded as a premier vacation destination and rated as top vacation spots in Florida. Hence it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over.

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