Almont, Iowa

Almont is an unincorporated community in Clinton County, in the U.S. state of Iowa.[1]

Almont, Iowa
Almont, Iowa is located in Iowa
Almont, Iowa
Almont, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: Coordinates: 41°58′31″N 90°11′56″W / 41.97528°N 90.19889°W / 41.97528; -90.19889
CountryUnited States
StateIowa
CountyClinton
Elevation
656 ft (200 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)563
GNIS feature ID464441

HistoryEdit

A post office was established as Almont Station in 1871, renamed Almont in 1883, and was discontinued in 1934.[2] The community was named for the Mexican general Juan Almonte.[3] Almost's population was 50 in 1925.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Almont, Iowa
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Almont Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 36.
  4. ^ Company, Rand McNally and (1925). Premier Atlas of the World: Containing Maps of All Countries of the World, with the Most Recent Boundary Decisions, and Maps of All the States,territories, and Possessions of the United States with Population Figures from the Latest Official Census Reports, Also Data of Interest Concerning International and Domestic Political Questions. Rand McNally & Company. p. 190.