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Lamont, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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1890 Communities Near Lamont ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Lamont in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Lamont.

Apple Grove   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Apple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arab   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 95 people (with 8,295 people in 2015)
 - Arab had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berkley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Berkley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Briscoe   (Morgan County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Lamont
 - Briscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bucksnort   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 15 people
 - Bucksnort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cottonville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Cottonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Lamont
 - Diamond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendship   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Lamont
 - Friendship had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grant   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lamont
 - Grant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grassy   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Lamont
 - Grassy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guntersville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 471 people (with 8,385 people in 2015)
 - Guntersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henryville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lamont
 - Henryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joppa   (Cullman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lamont
 - Joppa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keel   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Keel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lamont
 - Keel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowe   (Madison County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lowe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Lamont
 - Lowe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchester   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lamont
 - Manchester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meltonsville   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Lamont
 - Meltonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nebo   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lamont
 - Nebo had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 122 people (with 2,800 people in 2015)
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
North   (Marshall County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While North was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lamont
 - North had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oleander   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 158 people
 - Oleander had a post office and no railroad service
 
Owens' Cross Roads   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 1,785 people in 2015)
 - Owens' Cross Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sidney   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lamont
 - Sidney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Grove   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lamont
 - Union Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warrenton   (Marshall County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Warrenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitesburg   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Whitesburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lamont
 - 1895 population of 247 people (with 735 people in 2015)
 - Woodville had a post office and railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Lamont, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Lamont. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lamont) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lamont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4718, Longitude: -86.4305     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lamont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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