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Lamont, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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Welcome to Lamont ...

So far, we have found very little information about Lamont. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Lamont to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Lamont, please Contact Us.




Lamont would have been located within present day Marshall County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Lamont is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Lamont was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Lamont (for example, toward Menlo (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The location where Lamont once stood is in the (256) and (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Lamont ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2015<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Baileyton   [Map]   625   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grant   [Map]   903   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gurley   [Map]   788   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lamont.

Communities Also Named Lamont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Lamont: This one is located in Marshall County and the other is located in Butler County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 29 communities that are also named Lamont - they are located in Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lamont.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lamont. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lamont. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lamont.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lamont:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Lamont no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Marshall County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Lamont.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Lamont. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lamont.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lamont.



 
 
 

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