Claremont is a city in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,038 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Claremont is located at 35°42′50″N 81°9′2″W / 35.71389°N 81.15056°W / 35.71389; -81.15056 (35.713752, -81.150661).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²), all of it land.