Lamont, Florida

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Lamont, Florida
Census-designated place
Lamont is located in Florida
Lamont
Lamont
Lamont is located in the US
Lamont
Lamont
Coordinates: 30°22′37″N 83°48′46″W / 30.37694°N 83.81278°W / 30.37694; -83.81278Coordinates: 30°22′37″N 83°48′46″W / 30.37694°N 83.81278°W / 30.37694; -83.81278
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Jefferson
Area[1]
 • Total 2.35 sq mi (6.08 km2)
 • Land 2.35 sq mi (6.08 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 63 ft (19 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 178
 • Density 75.8/sq mi (29.27/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 32336
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-39100[1]
GNIS feature ID 0285320[2]

Lamont is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 178.[1]

Geography[edit]

Lamont is located on the eastern edge of Jefferson County at 30°22′37″N 83°48′47″W / 30.37694°N 83.81306°W / 30.37694; -83.81306 (30.37694, -83.81306).[3] It is bordered to the east by the Aucilla River, which forms the Madison County line.

U.S. Routes 19 and 27 run through the center of Lamont, leading southeast 23 miles (37 km) to Perry and west 6 miles (10 km) to Capps. Tallahassee, the state capital, is 29 miles (47 km) west of Lamont via US-27, while Monticello, the Jefferson county seat, is 16 miles (26 km) northwest of Lamont via US-19.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Lamont CDP has an area of 2.4 square miles (6.1 km2), all of it recorded as land. The Aucilla River, which runs along the eastern edge of the community, is a direct tributary of the Gulf of Mexico 25 miles (40 km) to the south.

Ted Turner's 29,000-acre (120 km2) Avalon Plantation is located in Lamont.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Lamont CDP, Florida". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved April 30, 2018.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lamont, Florida
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.