General Law city
Incorporated: October 3, 1907
City Hall: 207 Harvard Ave, PO Box 880, Claremont, California 91711
Population (2020 Census): 37,266 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 16.4%
Population Density (2020 Census): 2,794.6 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 12,752
Persons Per Housing Unit: 2.9
Land Area: 13.34 square miles (34.54 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.14 square miles (0.35 square kilometers)
Total Area: 13.47 square miles (34.89 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 34.124925 -117.713923
The Pacific Land & Improvement Co., a subsidiary of Santa Fe, offered to name the town after the land’s owner, H.A. Palmer. However, a company director from New England proposed the name from his hometown, Claremont, New Hampshire.
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