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Welcome to Almont ...
The location of Almont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From Place Names in Colorado,<3> the origin of Almont is described as "Named for a famous Kentucky race horse. The town was so named by Sam Fisher, a rancher, who had purchased a stallion in Kentucky and brought him to Colorado. The stallion was a son of Almont."
Almont is 8,020 feet [2,444 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Almont is about 1½ mile [or ~2½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Almont lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Almont lies within the (970) area code.
The ZIP code for Almont: 81210<5>
Adding Almont to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Almont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Almont elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Almont mentioned in the book The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States (Second Edition).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Almont on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Almont ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Almont - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Michigan, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Almont.
Communities near Almont ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Almont.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Almont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Almont.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Almont. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Almont.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Almont. See our Newspapers Page for Almont.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Almont ...
Looking for more information about Almont? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Almont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Almont.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Almont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Gunnison County: www.co.gunnison.co.us/
The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/
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This page was last modified: 01 Jun 2021