Currently Elmont has a church, and an elementary school operated by USD 345 Seaman school district.
Elmont was incorporated in 1886. It was a shipping point on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad. A post office was opened in Elmont in 1887, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1955.
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- "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 27 June 2014.