Claremont Village, or Fairmont as it is commonly called, is located in the south central region of the Bronx.
It is bordered by the Bronx River and Fulton Avenue. Like many of its surrounding neighborhoods, Claremont Village is a residential suburb predominantly made up of low-income families.
The site on which Claremont Village stands was once part of the Morris family estate. It was established back in the 1670s when the Morris family migrated to the Bronx from Wales.learn more about this neighborhood