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Lamont, Washington

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Welcome to Lamont ...

The town of Lamont is located in Whitman County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lamont has a population of 75 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lamont.

Lamont is 1,950 feet [594 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lamont lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Lamont: (509)

The ZIP code for Lamont: 99017<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lamont had an population of 75 people. This is an increase of 7.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 29.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lamont had a population of 70 people. This makes Lamont the county's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 70 people, the population of Lamont decreased 33.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 106 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lamont.

Communities Also Named Lamont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Lamont - they are located in Alabama (2), 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, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Lamont ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lamont.

  • Saint John [Whitman County]
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    • Saint John [Whitman County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Lamont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 547 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint John<6>
  • Sprague [Lincoln County]
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    • Sprague [Lincoln County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Lamont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 468 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sprague<6>
  • Pine City [Whitman County] - Historic
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    • Pine City [Whitman County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Lamont
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Malden [Whitman County]
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    • Malden [Whitman County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Lamont
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 199 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malden<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Edwall [Lincoln County]
    • Endicott [Whitman County]
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      • Endicott [Whitman County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Lamont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 295 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Endicott<6>
    • Ritzville [Adams County]
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      • Ritzville [Adams County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Lamont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,641 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ritzville<6>
    • Bluestem [Lincoln County]
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      • Bluestem [Lincoln County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Lamont
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    • Mohler [Lincoln County]
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      • Mohler [Lincoln County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Lamont
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    • Cheney [Spokane County]
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      • Cheney [Spokane County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Lamont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,930 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cheney<6>

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 Lamont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lamont.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lamont.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lamont. See our Newspapers Page for Lamont.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lamont ...

Looking for more information about Lamont? 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 Lamont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lamont.

Adding Lamont to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lamont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lamont was on a map titled Map of Washington (from Mobile Oil, 1949).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lamont on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Whitman County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lamont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Whitman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lamont.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lamont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Lamont). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lamont or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lamont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LamontOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lamont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2012, Longitude: -117.9047    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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