Clermont, Kentucky

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Location of Clermont, Kentucky

Clermont is a USGS-designated populated place (one of 32) in Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States, south of Louisville. It is an unincorporated community.

Geography[edit]

Clermont is located at (37.5547, -85.3910) and is 531 feet (162 meters) above sea level. This is in the Eastern Time Zone (Standard Time: GMT -5 hours, DST: GMT -4 hours), ZIP code 40110.

A large portion of Clermont consists of the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest.

Culture[edit]

Clermont is home to the famous Jim Beam distillery – Bullitt County is a "wet" county.[1]

The Boy Scouts of America Camp Crooked Creek, which is associated with the Lincoln Heritage Council, is also located in Clermont.

History[edit]

The area was officially recognized by the USGS on September 20, 1979, during the rapid expansion of Shepherdsville due to the development of Interstate 65.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wet & Dry Counties in Kentucky as of 01/01/2010" (PDF). Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. 2010-01-01. Retrieved 2010-04-01. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°33′17″N 85°23′28″W / 37.5547°N 85.3910°W / 37.5547; -85.3910