Lamont, Kansas

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Lamont, Kansas
Unincorporated community
Lamont, Kansas is located in Kansas
Lamont, Kansas
Lamont, Kansas
Lamont, Kansas is located in the US
Lamont, Kansas
Lamont, Kansas
Location within the state of Kansas
Coordinates: 38°6′45″N 96°1′36″W / 38.11250°N 96.02667°W / 38.11250; -96.02667Coordinates: 38°6′45″N 96°1′36″W / 38.11250°N 96.02667°W / 38.11250; -96.02667
Country United States
State Kansas
County Greenwood
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 66855
Map of Greenwood County from KDOT (map legend)

Lamont (also La Monts Mill) is an unincorporated community in northeastern Greenwood County, Kansas, United States. It lies along K-58 northeast of the city of Eureka, the county seat of Greenwood County.[1] Its elevation is 1,125 feet (343 m), and it is located at 38°6′45″N 96°1′36″W / 38.11250°N 96.02667°W / 38.11250; -96.02667 (38.1125234, -96.0266589).[2] Although Lamont is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 66855.[3] The post office at Lamont was established in February 1888.[4]

Lamont was laid out in about 1889.[5]

Education[edit]

Lamont is served by USD 386 Madison-Virgil.[6]

Lamont High School was closed through school unification. The Lamont High School mascot was Cardinals.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 41.
  2. ^ Geographic Names Information System Feature Detail Report, Geographic Names Information System, 1978-10-13. Accessed 2008-04-28.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archive)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 10 June 2014. 
  5. ^ Kansas State Historical Society (1916). Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society. Kansas State Printing Plant. p. 199. 
  6. ^ "Madison-Virgil USD 386". USD 386. Retrieved 15 January 2017. 
  7. ^ "Lamont High School". classmates.com. Retrieved 15 January 2017.