|Town of Lamont|
Ukrainian Catholic Church in Lamont
|Municipal district||Lamont County|
|• Mayor||Bill Skinner|
|• Governing body||Lamont Town Council|
|• Total||9.27 km2 (3.58 sq mi)|
|Elevation||653 m (2,142 ft)|
|• Density||189.2/km2 (490/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MST (UTC-7)|
The town was named in honour of Canadian politician John Henderson Lamont.
The Lamont Hospital opened in 1912, serving the entire region.
On November 29, 1960, a school bus carrying students from nearby Chipman to school in Lamont was struck by a train, killing 17 students (15 girls and two boys). The collision occurred on the east side of town at a crossing just north of Highway 15 before 9:00 am.
In the 2011 Census, the Town of Lamont had a population of 1,753 living in 643 of its 673 total dwellings, a 5% change from its 2006 adjusted population of 1,669. With a land area of 9.27 km2 (3.58 sq mi), it had a population density of 189.1/km2 (489.8/sq mi) in 2011.
- Gene Achtymichuk, former professional hockey player
- Brian O'Kurley, former member of Canadian Parliament
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