Claremont, New Hampshire is a small New England city, nestled in the foothills of Mount Ascutney, along the Connecticut River and just off Interstate 91. Claremont offers residents a great mix of small-town freedom and solitude and a lively downtown scene.
Claremont is a great place for all kinds of outdoor enthusiasts.
Mountain bikers, off-road riders, boaters, hikers, fishermen and hunters, all call Claremont home.
The City has an awesome parks and recreation system, which features a community center, intramural leagues for children and adults, and the Arrowhead Recreational Area, which offers affordable skiing, snow tubing and hiking trails.
Claremont’s City Center is home to restaurants and bars, shops, arts and cultural facilities
The Washington Street commercial area supplements the downtown marketplace, with larger department stores, grocery stores, and chain restaurants. For a more extensive list of local attractions, check out our Things To Do page.
Starting, expanding or bringing a new business to Claremont
Many of Claremont’s largest and most successful companies work in advanced manufacturing, wood or metal-based manufacturing, or home building. Almost a quarter of the region’s workforce is engaged in production, construction, engineering, or a related field.
Claremont is a great place to start a new career or advance an existing one.
Machinists, welders, and people with a background in the trades won't have any trouble finding a high-quality job with the opportunity for advancement.
Over the past ten years, Claremont has seen significant growth in the fields of information technology and mortgage and banking services. New companies, moving to Claremont or expanding in the city, have opened up new career pathways in IT, sales, account management, and data processing.
CLAREMONT IS HOME TO A BROAD RANGE OF INDUSTRIES.
Businesses large and small thrive in Claremont.
Explore opportunities in IT, high tech engineering, hospitality or start your own business!
Claremont features a robust Parks system offering fun in every season!
From mountain biking and skateboarding to skiing and tubing and everything in here for you. Interested in taking a fitness class at the Community Center or registering your kids for youth sports league? Visit the Parks and Recreation page to find out how.
Claremont's City Center is home to a growing arts district.
Anchored by the majestic Claremont Opera House, built in 1897, Claremont has something for everyone. Request a tour of the Claremont MakerSpace experience this incredible mill building turned innovation hub, full of woodworkers, quilters, jewelers, and so much more. Community Theater is alive and well in Amplified Arts' Streetside Arts location on as well as productions by the community favorite Off Broad Street Players.
The Department of Public Works oversees and maintains approximately 126 miles of roadway and some 35 miles of sidewalks within City limits. Public works employees not only maintain the transportation systems, but also make improvements to the City infrastructures and have a multitude of responsibilities, many of which change from season to season. Examples of the seasonal work include grading the gravel roads in the spring; paving, patching, sweeping, line-painting, and sidewalk improvements in the summer and fall; and snow removal operations in the winter.
The department has a sign shop and is responsible for over 2000 signs including the new City logo Street Signs, Stop, Speed Limit, Parking, and School Zone signs to name a few. We have begun to install the new retro-reflective signage mandated by the Federal Highway Administration which provides much greater visibility in all types of weather.
The department also fully services the entire department's fleet of equipment at the garage located at 8 Grandview Street.
The DPW yard includes a pit area where crushed asphalt is recycled, and multiple road and construction materials are stockpiled. Approximately 2000 +/- tons of salt and 3000 +/- tons of sand are stockpiled on an annual basis for winter operations.
The department takes great pride in keeping the City of Claremont well maintained and safe. By working together with the citizens of Claremont who observe and notify us of deficiencies, we can continue to maintain the City to the best of our ability while increasing our level of service.