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Welcome to Philmont ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Philmont, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Philmont has a population of 1,262 people<2> (see below for details).
Philmont is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Philmont lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Philmont: 12565<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Philmont had an population of 1,262 people. This is a decrease of 8.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.73% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Philmont had a population of 1,379 people. This makes Philmont the county's 21st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,379 people, the population of Philmont decreased 6.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,480 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Philmont.
Communities Also Named Philmont ...
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Philmont.
Communities near Philmont ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Philmont.
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 Philmont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Philmont.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Philmont. 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 Philmont.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Philmont. See our Newspapers Page for Philmont.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Philmont ...
Looking for more information about Philmont? 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 Philmont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Philmont.
Adding Philmont to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Philmont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Philmont was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Philmont on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Philmont.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Philmont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Columbia County: www.columbiacountyny.com/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Mar 2024