Welcome to Lamont, Iowa
Lamont (pop. 429) is located in the northeast corner of Buchanan County and is known as the "West Gateway to Backbone State Park" (Iowa's first state park).
Lamont offers several unique establishments including an international toy farm equipment business that offers all sizes and types of farm toy tractors and implements - some rare and collectible. It also has its own newspaper, antique and gift shop, kid's center, churches, and many businesses.
Be sure to stop by the Common Grounds Coffee House, operated by local volunteers, for lunch and dessert. Take a break at the beautiful Gazebo Park right next door.
The Boy Scout Park has many amenities including a tennis and basketball court, a campground with electrical hookups, and playground equipment. The Scout House, with a kitchen and fireplace, along with an adjoining gazebo and picnic tables make this a perfect place to rent for family events.
Located along the Lamont Creek in the heart of Lamont the picturesque City Park is home to a rare soldier monument from the Civil War, a shelter, and playground equipment.
The Lamont Museum is located in a restored downtown bank building. Built in 1910, it features characteristics from that era including oak woodwork, tin ceilings, tile, and hardwood floors. The museum is two floors full of rich history including military, farming, school, and St. Mary's Church.
Jettying & Televising Sewer Mains
The City of Lamont will be jettying and televising the sewer mains in the near future as part of a preventive maintenance plan. This process could suck the traps dry so you will need to add water to every trap, fixture, and drain in your home. If you smell sewer gas, you will need to…Read More
Lamont Legion Fish Supper – April 7th, 2023 – Good Friday
Serving from 4:30 to 7:00 pm (or run out) – Shut-ins Call (563) 929-3060 $13 Small Fish Meal = 2 pc fish, FF, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw and roll $15 Large Fish Meal = 3 pc fish, FF, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw and roll $15 Just Fish Meal = 5 pieces of fish…Read More
Spring Clean Up – April 15th, 2023
Curbside pickup by Kluesner Sanitation beginning at 6:00 a.m. No Appliance, Electronic or TV pickup. If you have one to dispose, you need to pay in advance ($20 per item) at City Hall and pick up will be done on normal scheduled garbage day. Goodwill Industries Mobile Donation Center will be on Bush…Read More
Easter Bunny Visit – April 1st, 2023
Easter Bunny is hopping down the bunny trail to Lamont When: Saturday, April 1st Where: Scout Park 405 Concord Street Beginning at 1:00 pm Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 1:00 pm for ages 1-4, 5-8, and 9-12. Take your picture with the Easter Bunny. Mark your calendars as you don’t want to miss out!Read More
Lamont Volunteer Fire Department is in need of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTS) If you are interested in being an EMT to help at the scene of an emergency and provide support, please contact EMS Director, Terry Crow at 563-920-5173 or EMS Captain, Kim Cook at 563-920-1829. A great way to give back to your community.Read More