Clermont County boasts a stellar quality of life with easy urban access within minutes. It is located directly east of Cincinnati, and Batavia is the county seat. The county was founded in 1800, making it Ohio’s eighth oldest county, and is named for the Clermont Province of France of which it reminded explorers who first viewed it in the 1600s.
While its population is more than 200,000, Clermont is a suburban and rural county of 460 square miles along the Ohio River. It boasts rich history, strong schools, friendly communities, exceptional outdoor recreation and a diverse economy that is home to major corporations.
Clermont was included in a list produced in 1900 of the 10 places in the world that might have been the biblical Garden of Eden. Boasting world class rowing on the river, golf courses, historical attractions like the Freedom Trail, Tri-State Warbird Museum, and the U.S. Grant’s Birthplace & Museum, Clermont County is an easy to reach, charming destination.
Estimated 2018 Population: 206,458
No. of households: 75,236
Median household income: $61,265
Chamber of Commerce: Clermont Chamber of Commerce
County Seat: Batavia Village Mayor John Q.Thebout
Municipal Court Judge:
Jason E. Nagel
Economic Development Authority: Clermont County CIC, Inc.