Almont, Pennsylvania

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Almont
Populated place
Almont is located in Pennsylvania
Almont
Almont
Almont, West Rockhill Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Almont is located in the United States
Almont
Almont
Almont (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°21′51″N 75°20′4″W / 40.36417°N 75.33444°W / 40.36417; -75.33444Coordinates: 40°21′51″N 75°20′4″W / 40.36417°N 75.33444°W / 40.36417; -75.33444
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyBucks
Elevation
571 ft (174 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
18960
Area code(s)215, 267

Almont is a populated place in West Rockhill Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States, a half mile or so west of Sellersville.

History[edit]

The area was settled mostly by Pennsylvania Germans in the early 1700s. Early religions were Lutheran from the Old Goshenhoppen parish, Reformed and Mennonite. In 1826 land for the first church was donated by Enos Schlichter, built and shared by the three congregations. In 1868, Jacob Schlichter became the first postmaster and named it Schlichter, the post office was later changed to Almont as well as the community. Mail is now delivered by the Sellersville Post Office.[1][2]

Geography[edit]

Almont is located approximately 0.5 miles (0.80 km) of Sellersville, Pennsylvania on Pennsylvania Route 563, and is located within the Sellersville 18960 zip code, and the Pennridge School District.[3]

Statistics[edit]

Almont was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on 2 August 1979 as identification number 1168217, elevation is listed as 571 feet (174 m).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MacReynolds, George, Place Names in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, PA, 1942, P1.
  2. ^ a b "Almont". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ https://viewer.nationalmap.gov/advanced-viewer/ The National Map, retrieved 25 November 2018